Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
312 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...INCREASING THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEKEND
OVER MUCH OF THE FIRE DISTRICT ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.
SOME WINDS AND RH ISSUES IN NORTHWEST NEVADA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BUT
NOT QUITE TO RFW CRITERIA.




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

NVZ467-468-172315-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
312 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY. HAZE THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........86-96.
*   MID SLOPE........78-88.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........13-18%.
*   MID SLOPE........16-21%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                     SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......17000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. HAZE IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
                     SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........49-59.
*   MID SLOPE........56-66.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........45-55%.
*   MID SLOPE........35-45%.
*   24 HR TREND......8% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
                     25 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN
                     VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...15%.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                     DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........77-87.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........20-26%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-32%.
*   24 HR TREND......7% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST
                     10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......14000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...25%.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
77-87. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 78-88.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
45-55. HIGHS 78-88.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
43-53. HIGHS 78-88.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
44-54. HIGHS 79-89.

$$

NVZ469-470-172315-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
312 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                     DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........81-91.
*   MID SLOPE........78-88.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........14-20%.
*   MID SLOPE........17-26%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                     SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......17000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                     NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........48-58.
*   MID SLOPE........54-64.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........61-71%.
*   MID SLOPE........47-57%.
*   24 HR TREND......15% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...30%.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
                     SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........74-84.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........26-36%.
*   MID SLOPE........29-39%.
*   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
                     20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................4.
* MIXING HEIGHT......15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...55%.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 44-54. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
71-81. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
40-50. HIGHS 73-83.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
42-52. HIGHS 73-83.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
39-49. HIGHS 69-79.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
39-49. HIGHS 72-82.

$$

NVZ455-172315-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
312 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........82-92.
*   MID SLOPE........78-88.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 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 BECOMING
                     SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......16000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...15%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                     NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........48-58.
*   MID SLOPE........53-63.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........74-84%.
*   MID SLOPE........63-73%.
*   24 HR TREND......21% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...30%.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
                     SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........75-85.
*   MID SLOPE........70-80.
*   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
*   MID SLOPE........36-46%.
*   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................4.
* MIXING HEIGHT......16000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...65%.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 43-53. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
72-82. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
39-49. HIGHS 73-83.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
40-50. HIGHS 73-83.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
38-48. HIGHS 71-81.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
38-48. HIGHS 74-84.

$$

NVZ454-172315-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
312 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........85-95.
*   MID SLOPE........79-89.
*   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........14-20%.
*   MID SLOPE........17-23%.
*   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                     SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......16000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                     NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........50-60.
*   MID SLOPE........55-65.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
*   MID SLOPE........45-55%.
*   24 HR TREND......15% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...30%.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. WIDESPREAD
                     SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........76-86.
*   MID SLOPE........70-80.
*   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........23-33%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-34%.
*   24 HR TREND......7% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...45%.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 44-54. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
75-85. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
43-53. HIGHS 76-86.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
43-53. HIGHS 76-86.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
42-52. HIGHS 74-84.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 77-87.

$$

NVZ457-172315-
LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE COUNTY-
312 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........84-94.
*   MID SLOPE........78-88.
*   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........17-26%.
*   MID SLOPE........22-32%.
*   24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                     SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...15%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                     NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........49-59.
*   MID SLOPE........55-65.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........69-79%.
*   MID SLOPE........61-71%.
*   24 HR TREND......14% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...30%.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. WIDESPREAD
                     SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........78-88.
*   MID SLOPE........71-81.
*   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........19-28%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-33%.
*   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......16000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...45%.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 45-55. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
76-86. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
44-54. HIGHS 77-87.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
44-54. HIGHS 77-87.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
43-53. HIGHS 78-88.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
45-55. HIGHS 80-90.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (WED SEP 24 THROUGH TUE SEP 30)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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