Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
244 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

NVZ031-034-038-039-290000-
NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
244 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
NEVADA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

WIDESPREAD LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF ELKO COUNTY THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. SNOW AMOUNTS IN THE VALLEYS WILL BE
LIGHT, GENERALLY NEAR ONE INCH OR LESS, WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES ON THE
HIGHER TERRAIN. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25
MPH THIS AFTERNOON, WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH ON THE HIGHER
TERRAIN. GIVEN THE DRY, FLUFFY NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW, AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ANTICIPATED. OTHERWISE, MOST SNOW WILL BLOW
OFF AREA ROADWAYS AND IMPACT TO HOLIDAY TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE
LOW.

THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON IS EXPECTED TUESDAY. AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS AND LOWER 20S WILL COMBINE WITH
NORTHEAST WINDS TO PRODUCE WIND CHILL FACTORS NEAR ZERO IN THE
VALLEYS. EXPECT WIND CHILL FACTORS OF 10 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
ON THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY.

SUBZERO LOW TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR MANY LOCATIONS WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ASKED TO REPORT WEATHER PHENOMENA ACCORDING TO
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE.

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