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
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR ZONES 469 and 470 IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...Showers and thunderstorms expected through Wednesday with
the best chance for wetting rains today and tonight.  Dry thunderstorms
are possible on Wednesday with best chances for scattered coverage across
zones 469 and 470. Very isolated thunderstorms still possible Thursday
and Friday in far northeastern Nevada.


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

NVZ467-222330-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........87-92.
*   Mid slope........80-90.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........13-18%.
*   Mid slope........16-22%.
*   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......16000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........55-65.
*   Mid slope........61-71.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........58-68%.
*   Mid slope........41-51%.
*   24 hr trend......23% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........East 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers in the morning,
                     then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........84-89.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-24%.
*   Mid slope........23-31%.
*   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......11000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 53-63. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 83-88. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 85-95.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-63. Highs 88-98.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 91-96.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56-66. Highs 91-96.

$$

NVZ468-222330-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-87.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-21%.
*   Mid slope........18-24%.
*   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........East 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......15000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms through the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........55-60.
*   Mid slope........59-69.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........61-71%.
*   Mid slope........49-59%.
*   24 hr trend......30% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers in the morning,
                     then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........80-90.
*   Mid slope........72-82.
*   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-26%.
*   Mid slope........24-31%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 54-59. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 81-91. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-60. Highs 84-94.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-60. Highs 87-97.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57-62. Highs 88-98.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 58-63. Highs 88-98.

$$

NVZ469-222330-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR ZONE 469 IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the morning. Scattered
                     showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........79-84.
*   Mid slope........74-84.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-22%.
*   Mid slope........19-28%.
*   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......16000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms through the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-57.
*   Mid slope........54-64.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........70-80%.
*   Mid slope........59-69%.
*   24 hr trend......33% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................4.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........75-85.
*   Mid slope........70-80.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-29%.
*   Mid slope........24-34%.
*   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................6.
* Mixing Height......14000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 78-88. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 46-56. Highs 82-92.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 46-56. Highs 83-93.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47-57. Highs 84-94.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48-58. Highs 84-94.

$$

NVZ470-222330-
Eastern Elko County-
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR ZONE 470 IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the morning. Scattered
                     showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-91.
*   Mid slope........74-84.
*   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-24%.
*   Mid slope........17-27%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......15000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms through the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........49-59.
*   Mid slope........55-65.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........66-76%.
*   Mid slope........56-66%.
*   24 hr trend......25% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................4.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers in the morning,
                     then scattered thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........76-86.
*   Mid slope........72-82.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-25%.
*   Mid slope........23-30%.
*   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................6.
* Mixing Height......14000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 79-89. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 52-62. Highs 81-91.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 52-62. Highs 82-92.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-64. Highs 83-93.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-63. Highs 83-93.

$$

NVZ454-222330-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........80-90.
*   Mid slope........74-84.
*   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-26%.
*   Mid slope........23-32%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms through the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-58.
*   Mid slope........55-65.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........69-79%.
*   Mid slope........58-68%.
*   24 hr trend......22% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers in the morning,
                     then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........79-89.
*   Mid slope........75-85.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-21%.
*   Mid slope........20-26%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......15000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 53-58. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 81-91. Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-60. Highs 84-94.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-60. Highs 86-96.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57-62. Highs 88-98.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57-62. Highs 88-98.

$$

NVZ455-222330-
White Pine County-
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........77-87.
*   Mid slope........73-83.
*   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........23-29%.
*   Mid slope........29-39%.
*   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......14000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...25%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms through the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........48-58.
*   Mid slope........53-63.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........70-80%.
*   Mid slope........56-66%.
*   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........79-89.
*   Mid slope........75-85.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-21%.
*   Mid slope........19-27%.
*   24 hr trend......8% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................3.
* Mixing Height......16000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47-57. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 81-91. Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49-59. Highs 83-93.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49-59. Highs 85-95.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 51-61. Highs 85-95.

$$

NVZ457-222330-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
248 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-92.
*   Mid slope........75-85.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-29%.
*   Mid slope........23-33%.
*   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........50-60.
*   Mid slope........54-64.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........60-70%.
*   Mid slope........50-60%.
*   24 hr trend......6% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................4.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-93.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-21%.
*   Mid slope........19-27%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......15000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 51-61. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 83-93. Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 85-95.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-63. Highs 87-97.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-64. Highs 88-98.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-64. Highs 88-98.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (TUE AUG 29 through MON SEP 4)
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

=
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