Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE STATE LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS STORM WILL BRING RAIN...PERIODS
OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS TO NORTHEASTERN NEVADA...WITH
LIGHTER AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED FURTHER SOUTH AND WEST.


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

NVZ467-220000-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
                    THE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........44-49.
   MID SLOPE........34-44.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........53-63%.
   MID SLOPE........58-68%.
   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. RAIN AND SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........37-42.
   MID SLOPE........39-47.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........81-91%.
   MID SLOPE........72-82%.
   24 HR TREND......10% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30
                    MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN IN
                    THE MORNING. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........45-55.
   MID SLOPE........37-47.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
   MID SLOPE........56-66%.
   24 HR TREND......2% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    40 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS 24-29. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40-45. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 21-26. HIGHS
39-49.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 21-26. HIGHS
43-53.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27-32. HIGHS 43-53.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21-31. HIGHS 43-53.

$$

NVZ468-220000-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND
                    SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF BLOWING
                    SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........44-49.
   MID SLOPE........44.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
   MID SLOPE........57-67%.
   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN
                    AND SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........33-38.
   MID SLOPE........39-47.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........79-89%.
   MID SLOPE........71-81%.
   24 HR TREND......6% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30
                    MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN AND
                    SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........41-51.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
   MID SLOPE........56-66%.
   24 HR TREND......7% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 23-28.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 32-42. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS
33-43.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 15-25. HIGHS
38-48.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19-29. HIGHS 45-55.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19-29. HIGHS 45-55.

$$

NVZ469-220000-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
                    LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........38-48.
   MID SLOPE........34-44.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
   MID SLOPE........53-63%.
   24 HR TREND......6% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    AND RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........30-35.
   MID SLOPE........35-43.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........82-92%.
   MID SLOPE........72-82%.
   24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
                    25 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW AND
                    RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........36-46.
   MID SLOPE........34-44.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........65-75%.
   MID SLOPE........68-78%.
   24 HR TREND......19% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
22-27. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 30-40.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 15-25. HIGHS
33-43.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS
37-47.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19-29. HIGHS 43-53.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18-28. HIGHS 44-54.

$$

NVZ470-220000-
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........43-48.
   MID SLOPE........43.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........41-51%.
   MID SLOPE........42-52%.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    AND RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........28-33.
   MID SLOPE........33-41.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
   MID SLOPE........71-81%.
   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN AND
                    SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........37-47.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........56-66%.
   MID SLOPE........56-66%.
   24 HR TREND......11% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
20-30. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
35-40. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS
30-40.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 11-21. HIGHS
35-45.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17-27. HIGHS 42-52.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS 42-52.

$$

NVZ454-220000-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........43-48.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........46-55%.
   MID SLOPE........49-59%.
   24 HR TREND......14% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN
                    AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN AND SNOW
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........32-37.
   MID SLOPE........33-43.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........77-87%.
   MID SLOPE........66-76%.
   24 HR TREND......6% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN AND
                    SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........44-54.
   MID SLOPE........41-51.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
   MID SLOPE........52-62%.
   24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                    TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                    TO 40 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
23-28. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 32-42.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 15-25. HIGHS
36-46.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 42-52.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21-31. HIGHS 46-56.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21-31. HIGHS 46-56.

$$

NVZ455-220000-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........45-50.
   MID SLOPE........36-46.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........31-41%.
   MID SLOPE........35-45%.
   24 HR TREND......14% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW
                    LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
                    SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........27-32.
   MID SLOPE........32-40.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........74-84%.
   MID SLOPE........63-73%.
   24 HR TREND......7% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN IN
                    THE MORNING. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS
                    WITH RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........42-52.
   MID SLOPE........39-49.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........43-53%.
   MID SLOPE........46-56%.
   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
21-26. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 33-43.
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS
35-45.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS 43-53.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18-28. HIGHS 50-60.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18-28. HIGHS 50-60.

$$

NVZ457-220000-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-
531 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........45-55.
   MID SLOPE........39-49.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........35-45%.
   MID SLOPE........39-49%.
   24 HR TREND......31% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN
                    AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF
                    BLOWING SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........30-35.
   MID SLOPE........33-41.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........77-87%.
   MID SLOPE........67-77%.
   24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH. GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN
                    LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE
                    DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........48-58.
   MID SLOPE........43-53.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........36-46%.
   MID SLOPE........41-51%.
   24 HR TREND......5% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
20-30. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40-50.
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15-25. HIGHS 40-50.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS 45-55.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22-32. HIGHS 51-61.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21-31. HIGHS 51-61.

$$




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