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
240 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
PERSIST INTO THE EVENING...AND TAPER OFF FRIDAY. ISOLATED STORMS WILL
POP UP OFF AND ON DURING THE WEEKEND. SOME STORMS WILL BE STRONG TO
SEVERE THURSDAY WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND POSSIBLE HAIL AND BRIEF
HEAVY RAINS.




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

NVZ467-468-182315-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
240 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. SCATTERED
                     SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........78-88.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........20-26%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-33%.
*   24 HR TREND......9% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST
                     10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......13000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...25%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........44-54.
*   MID SLOPE........52-62.
*   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........62-72%.
*   MID SLOPE........49-59%.
*   24 HR TREND......18% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                     DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........77-87.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........18-26%.
*   MID SLOPE........23-32%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................1.
* MIXING HEIGHT......13000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 80-90. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
48-58. HIGHS 80-90.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
44-54. HIGHS 77-87.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 78-88.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS
78-88.

$$

NVZ469-470-182315-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
240 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED
                     SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                     THROUGH THE DAY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........73-83.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........26-36%.
*   MID SLOPE........29-39%.
*   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......14000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...55%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-53.
*   MID SLOPE........50-60.
*   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
*   MID SLOPE........66-76%.
*   24 HR TREND......10% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...40%.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........71-81.
*   MID SLOPE........67-77.
*   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........25-34%.
*   MID SLOPE........29-39%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...15%.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 41-51. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
74-84. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
45-55. HIGHS 73-83.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
39-49. HIGHS 69-79.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
40-50. HIGHS 72-82.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS
73-83.

$$

NVZ455-182315-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
240 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. WIDESPREAD
                     SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........76-86.
*   MID SLOPE........71-81.
*   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........31-41%.
*   MID SLOPE........35-45%.
*   24 HR TREND......14% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......16000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...55%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........44-54.
*   MID SLOPE........50-60.
*   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
*   MID SLOPE........72-82%.
*   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...35%.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........73-83.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........25-35%.
*   MID SLOPE........30-40%.
*   24 HR TREND......7% DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......17000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...15%.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 40-50. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
74-84. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
43-53. HIGHS 74-84.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
38-48. HIGHS 70-80.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
39-49. HIGHS 74-84.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-49. HIGHS 74-84.

$$

NVZ454-182315-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
240 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED
                     SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                     THROUGH THE DAY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........76-86.
*   MID SLOPE........70-80.
*   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........22-32%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-34%.
*   24 HR TREND......7% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                     UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......14000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...45%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........45-55.
*   MID SLOPE........50-60.
*   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........68-78%.
*   MID SLOPE........55-65%.
*   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...30%.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                     DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........75-85.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........21-30%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-34%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......16000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...15%.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 43-53. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
79-89. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
46-56. HIGHS 76-86.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
41-51. HIGHS 74-84.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 76-86.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS
76-86.

$$

NVZ457-182315-
LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE COUNTY-
240 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED
                     SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                     THROUGH THE DAY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........78-88.
*   MID SLOPE........72-82.
*   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........19-28%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-33%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......3.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...45%.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........45-55.
*   MID SLOPE........50-60.
*   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........65-75%.
*   MID SLOPE........55-65%.
*   24 HR TREND......16% DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...25%.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                     DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........76-86.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........19-25%.
*   MID SLOPE........24-31%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......16000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...15%.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 44-54. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
77-87. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
46-56. HIGHS 76-86.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
44-54. HIGHS 77-87.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 78-88.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 78-88.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (THU SEP 25 THROUGH WED OCT 1)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$






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