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
253 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...COOL FRONT APPROACHING AREA FROM THE WEST AND NORTHWEST WILL
DRIVE UP SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST WINDS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...TO ABOUT 20 MPH
A FEW HIGHER GUSTS. THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY EASTERN NEVADA INTO THE EARLY EVENING
WILL ALSO HAVE THEIR OWN ERRATIC GUSTY WINDS. LITTLE RAIN. SATURDAY`S FRONT
MOVES THROUGH NEVADA IN THE AFTERNOON...WINDS SHIFT TO SOUTHWEST TO WEST AND
GUST TO THE 30S MPH BEFORE WEAKENING IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED DRY THUNDER
AND SOME BLOWING DUST SATURDAY. SUNDAY...LOWER WINDS...LOWER TEMPS...HIGHER
RH. STRAY DRY THUNDER.




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

NVZ467-468-291130-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
253 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........58-63.
*   MID SLOPE........60-70.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........41-51%.
*   MID SLOPE........32-42%.
*   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................3.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
                     AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........81-91.
*   MID SLOPE........74-84.
*   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........16-24%.
*   MID SLOPE........20-30%.
*   24 HR TREND......9% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO
                     SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
                     EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........46-56.
*   MID SLOPE........51-61.
*   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........57-67%.
*   MID SLOPE........51-61%.
*   24 HR TREND......19% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........75-85.
*   MID SLOPE........69-79.
*   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........12-17%.
*   MID SLOPE........15-20%.
*   24 HR TREND......7% DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                     SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 41-51. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 82-92. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 83-93.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-56. HIGHS 82-92.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 78-88.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 42-52. HIGHS 78-88.

$$

NVZ469-470-291130-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
253 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........52-62.
*   MID SLOPE........59-69.
*   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
*   MID SLOPE........42-52%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
                     AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........81-91.
*   MID SLOPE........77-87.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........17-22%.
*   MID SLOPE........19-26%.
*   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* MIXING HEIGHT......14000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
                     EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........46-56.
*   MID SLOPE........52-62.
*   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........63-73%.
*   MID SLOPE........53-63%.
*   24 HR TREND......17% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                     DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........73-83.
*   MID SLOPE........71-81.
*   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........18-28%.
*   MID SLOPE........21-31%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST
                     10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 39-49. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 80-90. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-52. HIGHS 81-91.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 81-91.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 79-89.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 39-49. HIGHS 76-86.

$$

NVZ455-457-291130-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-
253 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                     SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........53-63.
*   MID SLOPE........59-69.
*   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
*   MID SLOPE........40-50%.
*   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........83-93.
*   MID SLOPE........79-89.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........13-19%.
*   MID SLOPE........16-24%.
*   24 HR TREND......2% DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20
                     TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* MIXING HEIGHT......15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
                     EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........48-58.
*   MID SLOPE........54-64.
*   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........53-63%.
*   MID SLOPE........45-55%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
                     EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2
                     TO 5 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........80-90.
*   MID SLOPE........77-87.
*   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........15-23%.
*   MID SLOPE........19-29%.
*   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
                     20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 43-53. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 81-91. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 81-91.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 78-88.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 78-88.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 41-51. HIGHS 77-87.

$$

NVZ454-291130-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
253 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                     SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........58-63.
*   MID SLOPE........59-69.
*   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
*   MID SLOPE........36-46%.
*   24 HR TREND......11% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......5.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                     SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........83-88.
*   MID SLOPE........77-87.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........13-18%.
*   MID SLOPE........16-22%.
*   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................4.
* MIXING HEIGHT......15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
                     EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........48-58.
*   MID SLOPE........53-63.
*   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
*   MID SLOPE........50-60%.
*   24 HR TREND......10% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........BREEZY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................4.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20%.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........74-84.
*   MID SLOPE........71-81.
*   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........14-24%.
*   MID SLOPE........18-27%.
*   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS..........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                     NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX.......4.
* LAL................3.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 43-53. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 84-94. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 84-94.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-56. HIGHS 82-92.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-56. HIGHS 80-90.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 77-87.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (SAT SEP 5 THROUGH FRI SEP 11)
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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