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
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...A cold front passing northwest to southeast across the
region today will result in valley rains changing to snow.
Heaviest snow with this system is expected over east-central NV
during the afternoon and evening hours. Seasonable temperatures
Saturday and Sunday with a few light snow showers. Another cold
front drops in from the northwest Sunday evening and night.


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

NVZ467-200015-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning, then
                    scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........39-44.
   Mid slope........30-40.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........44-54%.
   Mid slope........51-61%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........22-27.
   Mid slope........26-34.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........75-85%.
   Mid slope........69-79%.
   24 hr trend......11% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph in the
                         evening becoming downslope/down valley
                         winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........36-41.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........43-50%.
   Mid slope........50-60%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 21-26. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers. Highs 39-44. .
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 28-33. Highs 36-46. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 24-29.
Highs 41-46. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers. Lows 27-32. Highs 39-49. .
.THURSDAY...Showers likely. Lows 26-31. Highs 39-49. .

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NVZ468-200015-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers in the morning, then
                    widespread snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........49-59%.
   Mid slope........55-65%.
   24 hr trend......17% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........19-24.
   Mid slope........25-33.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........85-95%.
   Mid slope........73-83%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........30-40.
   Mid slope........23-33.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........45-55%.
   Mid slope........52-62%.
   24 hr trend......3% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 19-24.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs 33-43. .
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 27-32. Highs 36-46. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 23-28. Highs
36-46. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 20-30. Highs 38-48. .
.THURSDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 25-30. Highs 38-48. .

$$

NVZ469-200015-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........34-39.
   Mid slope........35.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........59-68%.
   Mid slope........61-71%.
   24 hr trend......23% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers through the night.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........17-22.
   Mid slope........23-31.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........82-92%.
   Mid slope........74-84%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning.
                    Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-34.
   Mid slope........21-31.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........49-59%.
   Mid slope........54-64%.
   24 hr trend......6% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 10-20.
. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 32-37. . West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 22-27. Highs 30-40. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 19-24. Highs
35-40. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 18-28. Highs 32-42. .
.THURSDAY...Snow showers. Lows 21-26. Highs 32-42. .

$$

NVZ470-200015-
Eastern Elko County-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........34-44.
   Mid slope........32-42.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........52-61%.
   Mid slope........56-66%.
   24 hr trend......22% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers through the night.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........18-23.
   Mid slope........24-32.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........82-92%.
   Mid slope........74-84%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning.
                    Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-36.
   Mid slope........22-32.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........47-57%.
   Mid slope........54-64%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 11-21.
. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 34-39. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 19-24. Highs 30-40. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 18-23. Highs
35-40. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-25.
Highs 37-42. .
.THURSDAY...Snow showers. Lows 20-25. Highs 37-42. .

$$

NVZ454-200015-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers in the morning. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day. Widespread snow
                    showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........37-42.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........55-62%.
   Mid slope........58-68%.
   24 hr trend......29% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers through the night.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........14-24.
   Mid slope........24-32.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........86-96%.
   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. Widespread snow showers in the
                    morning. Isolated snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........30-40.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........48-58%.
   Mid slope........53-63%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon. Gusts 25 to 30 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 10-20. . Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 33-43. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
35-45. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 17-27.
Highs 35-45. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 18-28.
Highs 39-49. .
.THURSDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 20-30. Highs 39-49. .

$$

NVZ455-200015-
White Pine County-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........44-54.
   Mid slope........40-50.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........45-55%.
   Mid slope........49-59%.
   24 hr trend......23% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts to 40
                         mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    in the evening, then widespread snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........18-23.
   Mid slope........20-30.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........87-97%.
   Mid slope........80-90%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-36.
   Mid slope........23-33.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........56-66%.
   Mid slope........63-73%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 4-14.
. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 28-38. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 14-19. Highs
34-44. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21. Highs
34-44. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 13-23.
Highs 38-48. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-25. Highs
38-48. .

$$

NVZ457-200015-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........43-53.
   Mid slope........39-49.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........47-57%.
   Mid slope........53-63%.
   24 hr trend......20% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    in the evening, then widespread snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........15-25.
   Mid slope........20-30.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........86-96%.
   Mid slope........80-90%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning.
                    Numerous snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-41.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........43-53%.
   Mid slope........48-58%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                         mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10-20. . Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 36-46. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 17-27. Highs
39-49. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 16-26.
Highs 41-51. .
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 18-28.
Highs 42-52. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
42-52. .

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