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
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...Unseasonably warm today. Later today and into Friday
a cold front will pass from NW to SE across the region. For most
valley locations, precipitation will begin as rain, then change
over to snow tonight into Friday. Summits across northern NV will
see some snow as early as midnight tonight. By the mid to late
morning on Friday most valley locations across the region will
see snow.



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-
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust through the day. Chance
                    of snow in the morning. Rain through the day.
                    Snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........54-64.
   Mid slope........47-57.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........37-47%.
   Mid slope........44-54%.
   24 hr trend......12% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts
                         to 45 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Rain and
                    snow through the night. Widespread snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-33.
   Mid slope........29-39.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........79-89%.
   24 hr trend......15% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                         40 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers in the morning, then
                    numerous snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........39-44.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........48-58%.
   Mid slope........56-66%.
   24 hr trend......16% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 22-27. .
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers. Highs 37-42. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 24-29. Highs
36-46. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 28-33. Highs 43-48. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 25-30. Highs
43-48. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 26-31. Highs 43-48. .

$$

NVZ468-190015-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust through the day. Rain and
                    snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........54-64.
   Mid slope........48-58.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........35-45%.
   Mid slope........38-48%.
   24 hr trend......9% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Rain and
                    snow through the night. Widespread snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-34.
   Mid slope........33-41.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........88-98%.
   Mid slope........79-89%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread snow showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........54-64%.
   Mid slope........61-71%.
   24 hr trend......18% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 20-25. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs 31-41. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 22-27.
Highs 35-45. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 26-31. Highs 36-46. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 24-29. Highs
37-47. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 19-29. Highs 37-47. .

$$

NVZ469-190015-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Rain likely and a chance of snow in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........55-60.
   Mid slope........46-56.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........39-47%.
   Mid slope........40-49%.
   24 hr trend......30% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Rain and snow.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-34.
   Mid slope........34-42.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........81-91%.
   Mid slope........74-84%.
   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers in the morning, then
                    widespread snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........32-37.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........64-74%.
   Mid slope........64-74%.
   24 hr trend......26% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Widespread snow showers. Lows 12-22. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Numerous snow showers. Highs 26-36. . West winds around
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 16-21. Highs
28-38. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Lows 23-28. Highs 31-41. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 19-24. Highs
36-41. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 17-27. Highs 33-43. .

$$

NVZ470-190015-
Eastern Elko County-
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........50-60.
   Mid slope........46-56.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........34-44%.
   Mid slope........37-47%.
   24 hr trend......19% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South winds around 15 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Rain and snow likely in the evening. Rain and
                    snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........31-36.
   Mid slope........33-43.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........77-87%.
   Mid slope........68-78%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........29-39.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........56-66%.
   Mid slope........61-71%.
   24 hr trend......23% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                         40 mph.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Widespread snow showers. Lows 19-24. . Northwest
winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Numerous snow showers. Highs 32-37. . Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 15-20. Highs
28-38. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 19-24. Highs 36-41. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 17-22. Highs
36-41. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 18-23.
Highs 34-44. .

$$

NVZ454-190015-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing dust through
                    the day. Chance of rain and snow in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........56-66.
   Mid slope........51-61.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........30-39%.
   Mid slope........33-42%.
   24 hr trend......8% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Rain and
                    snow through the night. Widespread snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........29-34.
   Mid slope........34-42.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........83-93%.
   Mid slope........76-86%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                         35 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers in the morning. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day. Widespread snow
                    showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........38-43.
   Mid slope........28-38.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........53-63%.
   Mid slope........57-67%.
   24 hr trend......26% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts around
                         25 mph.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Widespread snow showers. Lows 14-24. . Northwest
winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Numerous snow showers. Highs 29-39. . Upslope/up valley
winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Highs 35-45. .
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
36-46. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
37-47. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 17-27.
Highs 38-48. .

$$

NVZ455-190015-
White Pine County-
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of blowing dust.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........52-62.
   Mid slope........47-57.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........31-40%.
   Mid slope........36-46%.
   24 hr trend......3% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust in the evening.
                    Widespread showers and a slight chance of snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........27-37.
   Mid slope........34-44.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........70-80%.
   Mid slope........62-72%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 35 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........43-53.
   Mid slope........38-48.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........51-61%.
   Mid slope........53-63%.
   24 hr trend......24% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to
                         the west in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40
                         mph.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Widespread showers. Lows 13-23. . Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Widespread snow showers. Highs 30-40. . Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 5-15.
Highs 30-40. .
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 12-22. Highs 34-44. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-22. Highs
35-45. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 12-22.
Highs 39-49. .

$$

NVZ457-190015-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
228 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of blowing dust through the
                    day. Slight chance of rain and snow in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........53-63.
   Mid slope........46-56.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........30-40%.
   Mid slope........35-44%.
   24 hr trend......3% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Slight
                    chance of rain in the evening. Slight chance of
                    snow through the night. Widespread showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........25-35.
   Mid slope........34-42.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........81-91%.
   Mid slope........73-83%.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South winds around 15 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........43-53.
   Mid slope........37-47.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........46-56%.
   Mid slope........52-62%.
   24 hr trend......17% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds around 15 mph with gusts to 35
                         mph.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Widespread showers. Lows 16-26. . Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Widespread snow showers. Highs 31-41. . Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 11-21. Highs 37-47. .
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
40-50. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 19-29.
Highs 41-51. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
18-28. Highs 41-51. .

$$


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