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
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...A storm will bring rain and snow to the Great Basin
today. Impacts from snowfall will be mainly north of interstate
80 in Elko County, and the Ruby Mountains. Improving conditions
will begin tonight as the storm exits, and temperatures will drop
into the 20s. A stronger, colder system will affect the region
Wednesday night through Friday.

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

NVZ467-272315-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers in the morning, then
                    numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........44-54.
   Mid slope........38-48.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........34-44%.
   Mid slope........42-52%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph with
                         gusts 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........27-32.
   Mid slope........31-39.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........87-97%.
   Mid slope........80-90%.
   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.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........51-61.
   Mid slope........45-55.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........28-38%.
   Mid slope........35-45%.
   24 hr trend......12% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 31-36. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 58-68. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain with pockets of snow showers, snow and
thunderstorms. Lows 38-43. Highs 49-59. .
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows
28-33. Highs 48-58. .
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-33. Highs 55-65. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 30-35. Highs
57-67. .

$$

NVZ468-272315-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers through the day. Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........41-51.
   Mid slope........34-44.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........42-52%.
   Mid slope........47-57%.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph with
                         gusts 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........25-30.
   Mid slope........29-37.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........89-99%.
   Mid slope........84-94%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........46-56.
   Mid slope........41-51.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........31-40%.
   Mid slope........36-46%.
   24 hr trend......14% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 27-32. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 54-64. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain with pockets of snow showers, snow and
thunderstorms. Lows 38-43. Highs 47-57. .
.FRIDAY...Windy. Snow with possible rain and snow showers. Lows
28-33. Highs 45-55. .
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-31. Highs 52-62. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 29-34. Highs
55-65. .

$$

NVZ469-272315-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........40-45.
   Mid slope........31-41.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........51-61%.
   Mid slope........54-64%.
   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph with
                         gusts 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........23-28.
   Mid slope........26-34.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........86-96%.
   Mid slope........83-93%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts 25 to
                         30 mph in the evening.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........44-54.
   Mid slope........39-49.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........33-43%.
   Mid slope........38-48%.
   24 hr trend......19% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph with
                         gusts around 25 mph in the afternoon.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 25-30. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 52-62. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain with pockets of snow showers, snow and
thunderstorms. Lows 34-39. Highs 47-57. .
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Snow with snow showers likely. Lows 25-30. Highs
39-49. .
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
24-29. Highs 48-58. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 27-32. Highs 50-60.
.

$$

NVZ470-272315-
Eastern Elko County-
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........38-48.
   Mid slope........33-43.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........44-54%.
   Mid slope........50-60%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-31.
   Mid slope........29-37.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........81-91%.
   Mid slope........77-87%.
   24 hr trend......12% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 40 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........48-53.
   Mid slope........39-49.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........29-39%.
   Mid slope........32-42%.
   24 hr trend......17% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                         35 mph.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 29-34. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52-62. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain with pockets of snow showers likely. Lows 36-41.
Highs 49-59. .
.FRIDAY...Windy. Snow and snow showers with rain likely. Lows 25-35.
Highs 43-53. .
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 26-36.
Highs 50-60. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
51-61. .

$$

NVZ454-272315-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........40-50.
   Mid slope........36-46.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........45-55%.
   Mid slope........48-58%.
   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........24-29.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........84-94%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph in the evening becoming downslope/down
                         valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........47-57.
   Mid slope........42-52.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........30-37%.
   Mid slope........32-42%.
   24 hr trend......20% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph with
                         gusts around 25 mph in the afternoon.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 28-33. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 54-64. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Widespread showers with possible snow and thunderstorms.
Lows 37-42. Highs 51-61. .
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Snow, chance of rain and snow showers. Lows 21-31.
Highs 43-53. .
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
24-29. Highs 51-61. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 27-32. Highs
55-65. .

$$

NVZ455-272315-
White Pine County-
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........38-48.
   Mid slope........34-44.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........44-54%.
   Mid slope........50-60%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........23-28.
   Mid slope........22-32.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........86-96%.
   Mid slope........83-93%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 35 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........48-53.
   Mid slope........39-49.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........28-36%.
   Mid slope........33-43%.
   24 hr trend......17% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 24-29. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52-62. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Widespread showers and a slight chance of snow. Lows
33-38. Highs 52-62. .
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Snow and snow showers with rain likely. Lows
24-29. Highs 42-52. .
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Chance of showers. Lows 27-32.
Highs 46-56. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 29-34. Highs
51-61. .

$$

NVZ457-272315-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
213 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers in the morning. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day. Widespread snow
                    showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........45-55.
   Mid slope........39-49.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........34-44%.
   Mid slope........41-51%.
   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts
                         to 45 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........22-32.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........78-88%.
   Mid slope........77-87%.
   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. North winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing
                         to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                         to 45 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........50-60.
   Mid slope........45-55.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........22-32%.
   Mid slope........26-36%.
   24 hr trend......25% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 35 mph.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 24-34. . North winds around
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 59-69. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Widespread showers with possible snow and thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 56-66. .
.FRIDAY...Windy. Snow and a chance of showers. Lows 21-31. Highs
48-58. .
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 24-34.
Highs 55-65. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows 27-37. Highs
58-68. .

$$


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