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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Central Nevada
National Weather Service Elko NV
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

An active weather pattern will continue through much
of the week. A strong storm system today will bring high winds to
most of the state today along with valley rain and mountain snow
for northern and central Nevada. A colder air mass behind a
frontal boundary combined with lingering Pacific moisture will
bring snow to valleys floors Tuesday night and Wednesday. Periods
of snow will persist through Thursday before drier conditions
settle in for end of the week.

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

NVZ467-221215-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely through the night.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-34.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........91-100%.
   Mid slope........84-94%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds around 15 mph in the
                         evening becoming downslope/down valley
                         winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........36-41.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........58-68%.
   Mid slope........63-73%.
   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........22-27.
   Mid slope........21-31.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........91-100%.
   Mid slope........83-93%.
   24 hr trend......2% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers through
                    the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-38.
   Mid slope........23-33.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........47-57%.
   Mid slope........55-65%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
14-19. . Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers. Highs 31-41. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-25. Highs
31-41. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 24-29. Highs
35-45. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 21-31. Highs 40-45. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 23-28. Highs
40-45. .

$$

NVZ468-221215-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Showers likely in the evening, then snow
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-33.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........91-100%.
   Mid slope........86-96%.
   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds around 15 mph in the
                         evening becoming downslope/down valley
                         winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-41.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........62-72%.
   Mid slope........67-77%.
   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers in the evening, then snow showers
                    likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........17-27.
   Mid slope........22-32.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........81-91%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-36.
   Mid slope........20-30.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........56-66%.
   Mid slope........59-69%.
   24 hr trend......6% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
8-18. . Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 25-35.
. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
10-20. Highs 29-39. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-25. Highs
34-44. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 25-30. Highs 34-44. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
33-43. .

$$

NVZ469-221215-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........20-30.
   Mid slope........28-36.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........91-100%.
   Mid slope........85-95%.
   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph in the evening
                         becoming downslope/down valley winds 2 to
                         5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-38.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........61-71%.
   Mid slope........63-73%.
   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming west around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers in the evening, then snow showers
                    likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........12-22.
   Mid slope........18-28.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........90-100%.
   Mid slope........83-93%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........22-32.
   Mid slope........18-28.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........56-66%.
   Mid slope........61-71%.
   24 hr trend......9% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph in the
                         afternoon.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 3-13.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers. Highs 23-33. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 5-15. Highs
26-36. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-22. Highs
32-42. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 24-29. Highs 32-42. .
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 15-25. Highs 30-40. .

$$

NVZ470-221215-
Eastern Elko County-
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........23-33.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........82-92%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-41.
   Mid slope........29-39.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........50-60%.
   Mid slope........52-62%.
   24 hr trend......6% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming west around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers in the evening, then snow showers
                    likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........16-26.
   Mid slope........19-29.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........85-95%.
   Mid slope........80-90%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-36.
   Mid slope........21-31.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........46-56%.
   Mid slope........51-61%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 9-19.
. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 26-36.
. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
10-20. Highs 28-38. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-22. Highs
32-42. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 23-28. Highs 34-44. .
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 17-27. Highs 34-44. .

$$

NVZ454-221215-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers in the evening, then snow showers
                    likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........23-33.
   Mid slope........26-36.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........91-100%.
   Mid slope........84-94%.
   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph in the evening
                         becoming downslope/down valley winds 2 to
                         5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-41.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........54-63%.
   Mid slope........57-66%.
   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the
                         afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........17-27.
   Mid slope........20-30.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........81-91%.
   24 hr trend......4% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph in the evening
                         becoming downslope/down valley winds 2 to
                         5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely in the morning, then chance
                    of snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-36.
   Mid slope........22-32.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........56-66%.
   Mid slope........60-70%.
   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.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 11-16.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 26-36.
. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 9-19.
Highs 29-39. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 16-26. Highs
35-45. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 18-28. Highs 35-45. .
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 17-27. Highs 34-44. .

$$

NVZ455-221215-
White Pine County-
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Showers in the evening, then showers likely
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-33.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........81-91%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........36-46.
   Mid slope........33-43.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........42-51%.
   Mid slope........45-55%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming west 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25
                         to 30 mph in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely in the evening, then chance
                    of snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........15-25.
   Mid slope........18-28.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........81-91%.
   Mid slope........76-86%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-38.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........44-54%.
   Mid slope........49-59%.
   24 hr trend......5% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 6-16.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 28-38. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 9-19.
Highs 31-41. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 16-26. Highs
36-46. .
.MONDAY...Breezy. Snow showers likely. Lows 14-24. Highs 36-46. .
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 19-24. Highs 36-46. .

$$

NVZ457-221215-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
217 PM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Snow showers in the evening. Snow showers
                    likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........22-32.
   Mid slope........26-36.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........87-97%.
   Mid slope........81-91%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........39-49.
   Mid slope........34-44.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........31-41%.
   Mid slope........36-46%.
   24 hr trend......5% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the
                         afternoon. Gusts 25 to 30 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........15-25.
   Mid slope........18-28.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........75-85%.
   Mid slope........70-80%.
   24 hr trend......12% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-41.
   Mid slope........26-36.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........34-44%.
   Mid slope........43-53%.
   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 10-20.
. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 32-42. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13-23. Highs 34-44. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
39-49. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 15-25. Highs 39-49. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
36-46. .

$$



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