Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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FNUS75 KLKN 191736
FWSLKN

Spot Forecast for North Schells...USFS
National Weather Service Elko NV
936 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 PST on January 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact National Weather Service Elko if you have questions or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...Rain will rapidly change to snow later this morning or early afternoon for the burn
site. Significant snowfall of 6 to 12 inches is likely, with locally higher amounts above 7500 feet.
Snow will linger into Saturday morning with much colder conditions.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Chc Wetting Rain....100%.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....39-44 falling to mid 20s by later afternoon.
Min humidity........55-65%, moistening to 100% alter today.
20-Foot Winds.......
 Slope/valley.......West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 to
                    40 mph.
Mixing Height.......10600 ft AGL in the late morning and early
                     afternoon falling to around 1,000 to 3,000 feet.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 31 mph.
Haines Index........2.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers through the night. Snow
                    could be heavy at times.
Chc Wetting Rain....100%.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....17-22.
Max humidity........90-100%.
20-Foot Winds.......
 Slope/valley.......Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph becoming
                     north around 12 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                     to 26 mph.
Mixing Height.......
Transport Winds.....
Haines Index........1.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning, then
                     scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....100%.
LAL.................MISSING.
Max temperature.....23-28.
Min humidity........60-70%.
20-Foot Winds.......
 Slope/valley.......North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                     24 mph.
Mixing Height.......3,000 feet.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.
Haines Index........MISSING.

$$
Forecaster...Michael
Requested by...Joshua Williams
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800626.0/LKN
.EMAIL joshuawilliams@fs.fed.us



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