Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...WINTER WEATHER RETURNS TO NEVADA TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY, WITH PERIODS OF SNOW AND MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES. A
BRIEF SPELL OF DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED LATE SUNDAY AND EARLY
MONDAY, FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER WINTER STORM AND SNOWFALL MONDAY NIGHT
AND TUESDAY.


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

NVZ467-270000-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........45-55.
   MID SLOPE........39-49.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
   MID SLOPE........38-48%.
   24 HR TREND......13% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........27-32.
   MID SLOPE........33-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
   MID SLOPE........81-91%.
   24 HR TREND......9% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........41-51.
   MID SLOPE........36-46.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
   MID SLOPE........59-69%.
   24 HR TREND......22% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 26-31. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 38-48. NORTH WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 15-25. HIGHS
38-48.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS 42-52.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 23-28. HIGHS 42-52.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS
37-47.

$$

NVZ468-270000-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........40-50.
   MID SLOPE........34-44.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........37-47%.
   MID SLOPE........41-51%.
   24 HR TREND......22% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........26-31.
   MID SLOPE........32-40.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........86-96%.
   MID SLOPE........76-86%.
   24 HR TREND......8% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........37-47.
   MID SLOPE........31-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........53-63%.
   MID SLOPE........55-65%.
   24 HR TREND......21% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 26-31. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 36-46. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS
38-48.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS 40-50.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 24-29. HIGHS 38-48.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS
34-44.

$$

NVZ469-270000-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........36-46.
   MID SLOPE........33-43.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........39-49%.
   MID SLOPE........43-53%.
   24 HR TREND......21% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
                    25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........22-27.
   MID SLOPE........25-35.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........86-96%.
   MID SLOPE........80-90%.
   24 HR TREND......15% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........35-45.
   MID SLOPE........31-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
   MID SLOPE........54-64%.
   24 HR TREND......20% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 22-27. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN
VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 35-45. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS 37-47.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS 40-50.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 17-27. HIGHS 40-50.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS 36-46.

$$

NVZ470-270000-
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........36-46.
   MID SLOPE........32-42.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........35-45%.
   MID SLOPE........41-51%.
   24 HR TREND......17% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........18-28.
   MID SLOPE........24-34.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........86-96%.
   MID SLOPE........81-91%.
   24 HR TREND......14% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........40-45.
   MID SLOPE........31-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........42-52%.
   MID SLOPE........47-57%.
   24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 22-32. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN
VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 35-45. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY
WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 35-45.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS 38-48.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 19-29. HIGHS 38-48.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS
35-45.

$$

NVZ454-270000-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........40-50.
   MID SLOPE........38-48.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........34-43%.
   MID SLOPE........38-48%.
   24 HR TREND......23% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........20-30.
   MID SLOPE........26-36.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........83-93%.
   MID SLOPE........78-88%.
   24 HR TREND......23% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........43-48.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........43-52%.
   MID SLOPE........47-57%.
   24 HR TREND......9% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 20-30. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 36-46. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS 39-49.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 41-51.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 19-29. HIGHS 39-49.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS
35-45.

$$

NVZ455-270000-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........39-49.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........30-40%.
   MID SLOPE........34-44%.
   24 HR TREND......18% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........16-26.
   MID SLOPE........23-33.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........83-93%.
   MID SLOPE........79-89%.
   24 HR TREND......17% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........42-47.
   MID SLOPE........33-43.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........36-46%.
   MID SLOPE........43-53%.
   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 17-27. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN
VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 35-45. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 37-47.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 41-51.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS 40-50.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS
37-47.

$$

NVZ457-270000-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-
531 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........46-56.
   MID SLOPE........41-51.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........23-33%.
   MID SLOPE........29-39%.
   24 HR TREND......20% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                    TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........19-29.
   MID SLOPE........24-34.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
   MID SLOPE........77-87%.
   24 HR TREND......22% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........42-52.
   MID SLOPE........37-47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
   MID SLOPE........38-48%.
   24 HR TREND......8% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 19-29. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 37-47. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS
4 TO 8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. LOWS 18-28. HIGHS 39-49.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS 40-50.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 17-27. HIGHS 39-49.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS 36-46.

$$




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