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
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...A strong cold front will move into northern and
central Nevada today bringing snow, strong gusty winds, and much
colder temperatures.



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

NVZ467-190015-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning, then
                    numerous snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........37-47.
   Mid slope........30-40.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........32-38%.
   Mid slope........40-50%.
   24 hr trend......3% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. West winds 15 to 20 mph increasing
                         to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up
                         to 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........17-22.
   Mid slope........14-24.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........68-78%.
   Mid slope........68-78%.
   24 hr trend......2% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers through
                    the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........27-32.
   Mid slope........17-27.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........30-39%.
   Mid slope........39-49%.
   24 hr trend......2% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 6-11. .
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 27-32. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 4-14. Highs
28-38. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21. Highs
34-44. .
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-25. Highs
36-46. .
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 21-26. Highs
36-46. .

$$

NVZ468-190015-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust through
                    the day. Widespread showers in the morning.
                    Widespread snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........40-50.
   Mid slope........34-44.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........39-49%.
   Mid slope........43-53%.
   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
                         to 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust in the
                    evening. Numerous snow showers through the
                    night.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........16-21.
   Mid slope........16-26.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........79-89%.
   Mid slope........72-82%.
   24 hr trend......14% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph in the
                         evening becoming downslope/down valley
                         winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........21-31.
   Mid slope........14-24.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........40-50%.
   Mid slope........47-57%.
   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the
                         afternoon. Gusts 25 to 30 mph.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 3 below
to 7 above zero. . Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 20-30. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 1 below to
9 above zero. Highs 27-37. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-17. Highs
31-41. .
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 16-21. Highs
33-43. .
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 19-24. Highs
34-44. .

$$

NVZ469-190015-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust.
                    Widespread snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........30-40.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........49-59%.
   Mid slope........50-60%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
                         to 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust in the
                    evening. Widespread snow showers in the
                    evening, then numerous snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........8-18.
   Mid slope........12-22.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........81-91%.
   Mid slope........76-86%.
   24 hr trend......5% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph in the
                         evening becoming downslope/down valley
                         winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........17-27.
   Mid slope........12-22.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........50-60%.
   Mid slope........54-64%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 4 below
to 1 above zero. . Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs 13-23. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 7 below to
3 above zero. Highs 19-29. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 7-12. Highs
25-35. .
.FRIDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 14-19. Highs 28-38. .
.SATURDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 17-22. Highs 28-38. .

$$

NVZ470-190015-
Eastern Elko County-
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust through
                    the day. Widespread snow showers through the
                    day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........39-49.
   Mid slope........35-45.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........38-48%.
   Mid slope........40-50%.
   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
                         to 45 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust in the
                    evening. Widespread snow showers in the
                    evening, then numerous snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........10-20.
   Mid slope........14-24.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........76-86%.
   Mid slope........71-81%.
   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........20-30.
   Mid slope........15-25.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........37-47%.
   Mid slope........42-52%.
   24 hr trend......5% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 1-6. .
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs 17-27. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
1 below to 9 above zero. Highs 21-31. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 10-15. Highs
26-36. .
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-20. Highs
28-38. .
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 13-23. Highs
31-41. .

$$

NVZ454-190015-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust and blowing snow through
                    the day. Widespread snow showers through the
                    day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........42-52.
   Mid slope........36-46.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........33-43%.
   Mid slope........37-47%.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts
                         to 45 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust and blowing snow in the
                    evening. Widespread snow showers in the
                    evening, then numerous snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........10-20.
   Mid slope........14-24.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........79-89%.
   Mid slope........76-86%.
   24 hr trend......21% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph in the evening becoming
                         downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........25-30.
   Mid slope........15-25.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........45-55%.
   Mid slope........49-59%.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                         becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the
                         afternoon.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 4 below
to 6 above zero. . Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 17-27. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
1 below to 4 above zero. Highs 23-33. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 6-11. Highs
30-40. .
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 14-19. Highs
32-42. .
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21. Highs
32-42. .

$$

NVZ455-190015-
White Pine County-
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust through
                    the day. Widespread snow showers in the
                    morning. Widespread showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........49-59.
   Mid slope........44-54.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........22-32%.
   Mid slope........24-34%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph
                         increasing to west 25 to 35 mph in the
                         afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow and blowing dust in the
                    evening. Widespread showers in the evening,
                    then widespread snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........11-21.
   Mid slope........14-24.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........72-82%.
   Mid slope........69-79%.
   24 hr trend......22% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25
                         to 30 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........22-32.
   Mid slope........18-28.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........37-46%.
   Mid slope........43-53%.
   24 hr trend......16% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25
                         to 30 mph.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Numerous snow showers. Lows 3 below to 7 above zero.
. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered snow showers. Highs 20-30. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
5 below to 5 above zero. Highs 25-35. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 8-13. Highs
31-41. .
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 13-18. Highs
32-42. .
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 14-19. Highs
34-44. .

$$

NVZ457-190015-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
323 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of blowing dust and blowing
                    snow through the day. Scattered snow showers in
                    the morning. Widespread snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........52-62.
   Mid slope........46-56.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........16-26%.
   Mid slope........20-30%.
   24 hr trend......5% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph
                         increasing to west 25 to 35 mph in the
                         afternoon. Gusts up to 55 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing snow in the evening. Areas of
                    blowing dust through the night. Widespread snow
                    showers in the evening. Numerous snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........10-20.
   Mid slope........15-25.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........69-79%.
   Mid slope........64-74%.
   24 hr trend......15% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
                         to 40 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........24-34.
   Mid slope........19-29.
   24 hr trend......24 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........27-37%.
   Mid slope........33-43%.
   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 40 mph.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
1-11. . North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 23-33. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
1-11. Highs 30-40. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 7-17. Highs
36-46. .
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21. Highs
37-47. .
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-22. Highs
37-47. .

$$



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