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 WED DEC 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE JUST IN THE NICK OF TIME
TO GIVE MUCH OF NEVADA A WHITE CHRISTMAS. LAST MINUTE SHOPPERS AND
SECRET SANTAS BEWARE...TONIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE STATE BRINGING GUSTY WINDS AND ACCUMULATING
SNOW. AS SHOWERS BEGIN TO TAPER OFF THURSDAY NIGHT...EXPECT A
SPELL OF VERY COLD TEMPERATURES TO FOLLOW.


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

NVZ467-250000-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
531 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THROUGH THE DAY. AREAS OF
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW WITH RAIN
                    LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........45-55.
   MID SLOPE........39-49.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
   MID SLOPE........62-72%.
   24 HR TREND......8% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 45 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........24-29.
   MID SLOPE........22-32.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........82-92%.
   MID SLOPE........84-94%.
   24 HR TREND......7% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 45 MPH DECREASING TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........30-40.
   MID SLOPE........23-33.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
   MID SLOPE........63-73%.
   24 HR TREND......4% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 40 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17-22. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 28-38.
UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17-22. HIGHS 32-42.
.SUNDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 23-28. HIGHS 32-42.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 20-25. HIGHS
32-42.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS
29-39.

$$

NVZ468-250000-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THROUGH THE DAY. AREAS OF
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW WITH RAIN
                    LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........40-50.
   MID SLOPE........36-46.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........51-61%.
   MID SLOPE........53-63%.
   24 HR TREND......11% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........23-28.
   MID SLOPE........21-31.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
   MID SLOPE........84-94%.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 50 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........26-36.
   MID SLOPE........20-30.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
   MID SLOPE........64-74%.
   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 40 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 15-20.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 23-33.
UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS 28-38.
.SUNDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 21-26. HIGHS 28-38.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS
28-38.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 13-18. HIGHS
24-34.

$$

NVZ469-250000-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN
                    THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS
                    OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........39-49.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
   MID SLOPE........51-61%.
   24 HR TREND......9% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........19-24.
   MID SLOPE........17-27.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........93-100%.
   MID SLOPE........88-98%.
   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 45 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........23-33.
   MID SLOPE........19-29.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........68-78%.
   MID SLOPE........72-82%.
   24 HR TREND......16% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 40 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
11-16. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 19-29.
UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12-17. HIGHS 24-34.
.SUNDAY...SNOW AND NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 24-34.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS
21-31.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 4-14. HIGHS
19-29.

$$

NVZ470-250000-
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING.
                    SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........38-48.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........43-53%.
   MID SLOPE........45-55%.
   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    AND RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........20-25.
   MID SLOPE........19-29.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........92-100%.
   MID SLOPE........88-98%.
   24 HR TREND......16% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
                    MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........24-34.
   MID SLOPE........20-30.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
   MID SLOPE........62-72%.
   24 HR TREND......21% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 60 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
10-20. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 23-33.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS 25-35.
.SUNDAY...SNOW AND NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 25-35.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS
24-34.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 3-13. HIGHS
21-31.

$$

NVZ454-250000-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
531 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THROUGH THE
                    DAY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........50-55.
   MID SLOPE........42-52.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........41-50%.
   MID SLOPE........42-52%.
   24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........15-25.
   MID SLOPE........17-27.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........92-100%.
   MID SLOPE........88-98%.
   24 HR TREND......8% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 35 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........27-37.
   MID SLOPE........21-31.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........62-72%.
   MID SLOPE........68-78%.
   24 HR TREND......34% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                    MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12-17. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 23-33. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 28-38.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 20-25. HIGHS
28-38.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS
28-38.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 8-18. HIGHS
24-34.

$$

NVZ455-250000-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
531 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........44-49.
   MID SLOPE........37-47.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........39-49%.
   MID SLOPE........40-50%.
   24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN
                    LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........15-25.
   MID SLOPE........17-27.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
   MID SLOPE........85-95%.
   24 HR TREND......19% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........24-34.
   MID SLOPE........22-32.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........57-67%.
   MID SLOPE........61-71%.
   24 HR TREND......26% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 55 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 6-16.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 20-30. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6-16. HIGHS 25-35.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS
27-37.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS
27-37.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 7-17. HIGHS
25-35.

$$

NVZ457-250000-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-
531 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THROUGH THE
                    DAY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........45-55.
   MID SLOPE........38-48.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........37-47%.
   MID SLOPE........43-53%.
   24 HR TREND......10% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                    TO 45 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN
                    IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........15-25.
   MID SLOPE........18-28.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
   MID SLOPE........86-96%.
   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 45 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........27-37.
   MID SLOPE........24-34.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
   MID SLOPE........58-68%.
   24 HR TREND......14% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 55 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8-18. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 25-35. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8-18. HIGHS 31-41.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS
32-42.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 11-21. HIGHS
32-42.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 11-21. HIGHS
30-40.

$$




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