Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
212 PM PDT FRI SEP 23 2016

NVZ031-033-034-038-039-240100-
NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...OWYHEE...
SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...SECRET PASS...
LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...
WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT
212 PM PDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.NOW...
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OVER NORTHEAST NEVADA WILL RESULT IN STRONG
DOWNSLOPE WINDS LEEWARD OF MOUNTAIN RANGES...ESPECIALLY THE RUBY
MOUNTAINS...EAST HUMBOLDTS AND INTO THE RUBY VALLEY. THIS IS A
CLASSIC SITUATION FOR STRONG GUSTS ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF
THE MOUNTAIN RANGE. WIDESPREAD STRONG WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED...BUT
LOCAL GUSTS OF 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. SECURE LOOSE OR LIGHT WEIGHT
OBJECTS.

THIS SITUATION COULD CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL MORE HOURS ALONG THE
EASTERN SLOPE UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING.

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