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
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...A COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP INTO THE GREAT BASIN
TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PROVIDING ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW...AND
USHERING IN THE COLDEST AIR SO FAR THIS WINTER SEASON.


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

NVZ467-300000-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD
                    SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........27-37.
   MID SLOPE........21-31.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........51-61%.
   MID SLOPE........60-70%.
   24 HR TREND......4% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........13-18.
   MID SLOPE........12-22.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
   MID SLOPE........81-91%.
   24 HR TREND......4% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTH AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO
                    35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........19-29.
   MID SLOPE........12-22.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........46-56%.
   MID SLOPE........56-66%.
   24 HR TREND......8% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 45 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO.. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 22-32. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 3 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS
25-35.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5-15. HIGHS 28-38.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 33-43.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 35-45.

$$

NVZ468-300000-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD
                    SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........23-33.
   MID SLOPE........18-28.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
   MID SLOPE........61-71%.
   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........4-14.
   MID SLOPE........7-17.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
   MID SLOPE........83-93%.
   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........14-24.
   MID SLOPE........8-18.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
   MID SLOPE........56-66%.
   24 HR TREND......7% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 45 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO..
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 16-26. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS
20-30.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 3-8. HIGHS 25-35.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9-14. HIGHS 29-39.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12-17. HIGHS 31-41.

$$

NVZ469-300000-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD
                    SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........19-29.
   MID SLOPE........15-25.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........65-75%.
   MID SLOPE........68-78%.
   24 HR TREND......13% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........2 BELOW TO 8 ABOVE ZERO.
   MID SLOPE........3-13.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
   MID SLOPE........85-95%.
   24 HR TREND......4% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........8-18.
   MID SLOPE........4-14.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........58-66%.
   MID SLOPE........57-67%.
   24 HR TREND......10% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO
                    30 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 2 BELOW-12 BELOW ZERO..
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 11-21. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 9 BELOW TO 1 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS
14-24.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS 16-26.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10-15. HIGHS 23-33.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 13-18. HIGHS 29-39.

$$

NVZ470-300000-
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD
                    SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........23-28.
   MID SLOPE........14-24.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
   MID SLOPE........63-73%.
   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........ZERO TO 10 ABOVE ZERO.
   MID SLOPE........5-15.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........86-96%.
   MID SLOPE........82-92%.
   24 HR TREND......9% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........12-17.
   MID SLOPE........3-13.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
   MID SLOPE........59-69%.
   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO
                    30 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 1 BELOW-11 BELOW ZERO.. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 13-23. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS
17-27.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS 18-28.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12-17. HIGHS 25-35.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11-21. HIGHS 29-39.

$$

NVZ454-300000-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING. NUMEROUS
                    SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........24-34.
   MID SLOPE........21-31.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........61-71%.
   MID SLOPE........61-71%.
   24 HR TREND......11% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........6-11.
   MID SLOPE........9-17.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
   MID SLOPE........82-92%.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND ISOLATED
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........14-24.
   MID SLOPE........10-20.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
   MID SLOPE........66-76%.
   24 HR TREND......7% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                    MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 8 BELOW
TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 14-24. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 6 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS
18-28.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS 24-34.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9-14. HIGHS 27-37.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12-17. HIGHS 32-42.

$$

NVZ455-300000-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD
                    SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........26-31.
   MID SLOPE........18-28.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
   MID SLOPE........56-66%.
   24 HR TREND......13% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........2-12.
   MID SLOPE........7-17.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
   MID SLOPE........75-85%.
   24 HR TREND......13% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH. GUSTS
                    25 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........10-20.
   MID SLOPE........6-16.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........59-69%.
   MID SLOPE........63-73%.
   24 HR TREND......4% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
1 BELOW-11 BELOW ZERO.. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 12-22. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
6 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS 18-28.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS 22-32.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8-18. HIGHS 28-38.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 32-42.

$$

NVZ457-300000-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-
531 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........30-40.
   MID SLOPE........27-37.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........43-53%.
   MID SLOPE........45-55%.
   24 HR TREND......16% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........5-15.
   MID SLOPE........9-19.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
   MID SLOPE........75-85%.
   24 HR TREND......5% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
                    SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........20-30.
   MID SLOPE........15-25.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
   MID SLOPE........52-62%.
   24 HR TREND......14% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    45 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
3 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO.. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS
16-26. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
2 BELOW TO 8 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS 22-32.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 2-12. HIGHS 28-38.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS 32-42.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11-21. HIGHS 34-44.

$$




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