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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Central Nevada
National Weather Service Elko NV
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

Active weather with light snow showers is continuing
across the Great Basin. This however is tapering off as the
atmosphere dries from a northwest flow today. the next storm
system should come this weekend.

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

NVZ467-241215-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........7-17.
   Mid slope........10-20.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........92-100%.
   Mid slope........85-95%.
   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-39.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........40-50%.
   Mid slope........48-58%.
   24 hr trend......16% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers through the
                    night. Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........14-24.
   Mid slope........17-27.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........93-100%.
   Mid slope........87-97%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........35-40.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........51-60%.
   Mid slope........58-68%.
   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 13-23.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 37-42. . Upslope/up
valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 23-28. Highs 32-42. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 17-27. Highs
34-44. .
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15-25. Highs 37-47. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 23-28. Highs 41-51. .

$$

NVZ468-241215-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........7-17.
   Mid slope........12-22.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........93-100%.
   Mid slope........88-98%.
   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the morning.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-36.
   Mid slope........21-31.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........45-55%.
   Mid slope........51-61%.
   24 hr trend......15% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    through the night. Chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........8-18.
   Mid slope........13-23.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........94-100%.
   Mid slope........87-97%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........32-37.
   Mid slope........23-33.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........52-62%.
   Mid slope........58-68%.
   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 9-19. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 31-41. . Upslope/up
valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 19-29. Highs 31-41. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-25. Highs
31-41. .
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
11-21. Highs 34-44. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13-23. Highs 39-49. .

$$

NVZ469-241215-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely in the evening. Chance of
                    snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........3-13.
   Mid slope........8-18.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........86-96%.
   Mid slope........83-93%.
   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........25-30.
   Mid slope........16-26.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........54-64%.
   Mid slope........54-64%.
   24 hr trend......13% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........6-11.
   Mid slope........7-17.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........86-96%.
   Mid slope........83-93%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow likely through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-33.
   Mid slope........28.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........57-67%.
   Mid slope........57-67%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 1-11. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 26-36. . Upslope/up
valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 13-23. Highs 26-36. .
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 14-19. Highs 25-35. .
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 8-18. Highs
28-38. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 9-19. Highs 33-43. .

$$

NVZ470-241215-
Eastern Elko County-
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........7-17.
   Mid slope........11-21.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........79-89%.
   Mid slope........77-87%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers in the morning. Snow showers
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........21-31.
   Mid slope........17-27.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........48-58%.
   Mid slope........49-59%.
   24 hr trend......5% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph in the morning
                         becoming upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8
                         mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    evening. Chance of snow and a slight chance of
                    snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........5-15.
   Mid slope........9-19.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........84-94%.
   Mid slope........79-89%.
   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........24-34.
   Mid slope........20-30.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........52-62%.
   Mid slope........53-63%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 7-17. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 27-37. . Upslope/up
valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 14-24. Highs 30-40. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-22. Highs
30-40. .
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
7-17. Highs 32-42. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 10-20. Highs 36-46. .

$$

NVZ454-241215-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........9-14.
   Mid slope........8-18.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........89-99%.
   Mid slope........86-96%.
   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........27-37.
   Mid slope........23-33.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........42-52%.
   Mid slope........45-55%.
   24 hr trend......12% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    through the night. Chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........12-17.
   Mid slope........15-23.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........91-100%.
   Mid slope........85-95%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-38.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........49-59%.
   Mid slope........54-64%.
   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 9-19. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 32-42. . Upslope/up
valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 17-27. Highs 32-42. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-22. Highs
29-39. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 8-18. Highs 33-43. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 11-21. Highs 39-49. .

$$

NVZ455-241215-
White Pine County-
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........5-15.
   Mid slope........8-18.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........84-94%.
   Mid slope........82-92%.
   24 hr trend......16% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-39.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........30-40%.
   Mid slope........34-44%.
   24 hr trend......15% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........7-17.
   Mid slope........11-21.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........84-94%.
   Mid slope........79-89%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Chance of snow in the morning. Snow likely in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........37-47%.
   Mid slope........41-51%.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow likely. Lows 8-18. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 35-45. . Upslope/up
valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 15-25. Highs 35-45. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21. Highs
33-43. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 7-17.
Highs 36-46. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 10-20. Highs 41-51. .

$$

NVZ457-241215-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
305 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........6-16.
   Mid slope........10-20.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........82-92%.
   Mid slope........79-89%.
   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-41.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........25-35%.
   Mid slope........29-39%.
   24 hr trend......9% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........11-21.
   Mid slope........15-25.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........80-90%.
   Mid slope........76-86%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........35-45.
   Mid slope........31-41.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........30-40%.
   Mid slope........37-47%.
   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 12-22. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 35-45. . Upslope/up
valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 17-27. Highs 35-45. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 13-23. Highs
35-45. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 12-22. Highs 39-49. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 16-26. Highs 45-55. .

$$



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