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 Temp 18.8°F, Wind Calm, RH 81%, Pr 30.20

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA

    
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FNUS55 KLKN 161032
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Central Nevada
National Weather Service Elko NV
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...A cold front over northwestern NV early this morning
will move southeastward through this afternoon spreading light
snow and some gusty winds to the region. Snow showers taper off by
this evening in most areas with cold and dry conditions Sunday
into early next week.


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

NVZ467-170015-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........35-40.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........39-49%.
   Mid slope........48-58%.
   24 hr trend......15% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........9-19.
   Mid slope........23-31.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........85-95%.
   Mid slope........69-79%.
   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.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........35-40.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........39-49%.
   Mid slope........48-58%.
   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 16-26. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 41-46. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17-27. Highs 39-49. .
.WEDNESDAY...Breezy. Snow showers likely. Lows 23-33. Highs 39-49. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 9-19. Highs
34-44. .
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 7-17. Highs 29-39. .

$$

NVZ468-170015-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Numerous snow showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-36.
   Mid slope........21-31.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........53-63%.
   Mid slope........53-63%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........6-16.
   Mid slope........16-26.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........77-87%.
   24 hr trend......2% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
                         Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-36.
   Mid slope........30.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........53-62%.
   Mid slope........51-61%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 13-23. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 33-43. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 20-25. Highs 39-49. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 26-31. Highs 36-46. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 9-19. Highs
29-39. .
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 8-13. Highs 28-38. .

$$

NVZ469-170015-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning.
                    Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-31.
   Mid slope........27.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........58-67%.
   Mid slope........62-72%.
   24 hr trend......5% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Isolated snow showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........3-13.
   Mid slope........11-21.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........89-99%.
   Mid slope........78-88%.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-31.
   Mid slope........29.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........51-59%.
   Mid slope........51-61%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 13-23. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs 32-42. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 16-26. Highs 36-46. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 21-31. Highs 35-45. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 6-16. Highs
27-37. .
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 3-13. Highs 23-33. .

$$

NVZ470-170015-
Eastern Elko County-
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning.
                    Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-39.
   Mid slope........26-36.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........54-64%.
   Mid slope........58-68%.
   24 hr trend......14% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         to 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........5-15.
   Mid slope........12-22.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........85-95%.
   Mid slope........75-85%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........27-37.
   Mid slope........23-33.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........47-53%.
   Mid slope........49-57%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 11-21. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs 32-42. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Highs 37-47. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 23-28. Highs 37-47. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 6-16. Highs
28-38. .
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 2-12. Highs 23-33. .

$$

NVZ454-170015-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Widespread snow showers in the
                    morning. Isolated snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-36.
   Mid slope........21-31.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........51-61%.
   Mid slope........52-62%.
   24 hr trend......35% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........5-15.
   Mid slope........13-23.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........89-99%.
   Mid slope........78-88%.
   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........30-35.
   Mid slope........22-32.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........42-52%.
   Mid slope........40-50%.
   24 hr trend......15% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 11-21. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 34-44. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13-23. Highs 42-52. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 19-29.
Highs 41-51. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 5-15. Highs
30-40. .
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 3-13. Highs 29-39. .

$$

NVZ455-170015-
White Pine County-
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning.
                    Numerous snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........26-36.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........43-53%.
   Mid slope........43-53%.
   24 hr trend......37% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
                    evening. Isolated snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........4-14.
   Mid slope........12-22.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........85-95%.
   Mid slope........73-83%.
   24 hr trend......25% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
                         Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........30-40.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........42-51%.
   Mid slope........42-52%.
   24 hr trend......9% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 9-19. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 40-50. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Highs 45-55. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
43-53. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 6-16. Highs
29-39. .
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 3-13. Highs 30-40. .

$$

NVZ457-170015-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
232 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning.
                    Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........35-45.
   Mid slope........29-39.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........28-38%.
   Mid slope........33-43%.
   24 hr trend......15% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 45 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........8-18.
   Mid slope........14-24.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........78-88%.
   Mid slope........65-75%.
   24 hr trend......20% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35
                         mph in the evening.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........27-37%.
   Mid slope........29-39%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph in the morning
                         becoming upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8
                         mph.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 12-22. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 39-49. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17-27. Highs 45-55. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 21-31. Highs
45-55. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 9-19. Highs
35-45. .
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 6-16. Highs 34-44. .

$$