Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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FXUS65 KLKN 121028
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
228 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
DRY WEATHER TO NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA THROUGH SATURDAY.
A WEAK STORM SYSTEM MAY BRING SOME LIGHT SHOWERS TO FAR NORTHERN
NEVADA ON SUNDAY. A STRONGER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING SOME
RAIN AND SNOW TO THE GREAT BASIN AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
&&

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO
BRING DRY WEATHER TO THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY WITH INVERSIONS
CONTINUING IN THE SNOW COVERED VALLEYS. MOISTURE MOVING OVER THE
RIDGE ON SUNDAY MAY BRING SOME SHOWERS TO FAR NORTHERN NV NEAR THE
OREGON/IDAHO BORDER.

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. RIDGE AMPLIFIES ON MONDAY
PUSHING MOISTURE FAR TO THE NORTH OF NV FOR MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES.
RIDGE GIVES WAY TO A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM SOMETIME LATE WEDNESDAY
OR THURSDAY FOR A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS NEXT 24 HRS AT ALL TAF SITES.
&&

.LKN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

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