Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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FNUS75 KLKN 171640
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Spot Forecast for north schells RX...Forest service
National Weather Service Elko NV
840 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 PST on January 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact National Weather Service Elko if you have questions or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...Mostly sunny skies with light winds today. Strong valley inversions expected
Thursday morning. Winds will become gusty Thursday afternoon with increasing clouds. Very late
Thursday night through Saturday, rain will rapidly change to snow with significant accumulations
of 4-8 inches at the burn site, locally higher amounts possible.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........40-50%.
20-Foot Winds.......
 Slope/valley.......Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
Mixing Height.......9,000 to 10,000 ft AGL in the late morning and early
                    afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Haines Index........2.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........55-65%.
20-Foot Winds.......
 Slope/valley.......Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph. Gusts
                    up to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......Strong valley inversions
Transport Winds.....
Haines Index........1.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........25-35%.
20-Foot Winds.......
 Slope/valley.......South/Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
Mixing Height.......8,000 to 9,000 ft AGL until late afternoon.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.
Haines Index........3.

$$
Forecaster...Michael
Requested by...Joshua Williams
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800501.0/LKN
.EMAIL joshuawilliams@fs.fed.us



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