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
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms over
much of central and northeastern NV today and again on Friday, along
with good overnight RH recoveries in these areas. On Saturday
thunderstorm activity is expected to expand across the entire
forecast area, including NW Nevada.


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

NVZ467-272330-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-91.
*   Mid slope........80-90.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........17-23%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........56-66.
*   Mid slope........63-73.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........39-49%.
*   Mid slope........25-35%.
*   24 hr trend......23% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........90-95.
*   Mid slope........83-93.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........14-19%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 57-67.
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
90-95. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57-67. Highs 90-95.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58-68. Highs 90-95.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58-68. Highs 91-96.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
59-69. Highs 90-100.

$$

NVZ468-272330-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........84-94.
*   Mid slope........78-88.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-22%.
*   Mid slope........20-26%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........57-62.
*   Mid slope........61-71.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
*   Mid slope........37-47%.
*   24 hr trend......23% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........88-98.
*   Mid slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........15-20%.
*   24 hr trend......5% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 61-66. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
87-97. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
61-66. Highs 87-97.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
61-66. Highs 89-99.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58-68. Highs 89-99.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
59-69. Highs 90-100.

$$

NVZ469-272330-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........80-90.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-27%.
*   Mid slope........23-33%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph becoming west
                     10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Isolated showers and thunderstorms after
                     midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........49-59.
*   Mid slope........56-66.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........65-75%.
*   Mid slope........54-64%.
*   24 hr trend......11% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-93.
*   Mid slope........79-89.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-20%.
*   Mid slope........17-27%.
*   24 hr trend......8% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......20000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
82-92. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
49-59. Highs 83-93.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
50-60. Highs 84-94.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated dry thunderstorms. Lows 50-60.
Highs 85-95.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated dry thunderstorms. Lows 52-62.
Highs 86-96.

$$

NVZ470-272330-
Eastern Elko County-
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
                     morning. Isolated thunderstorms through the
                     day. Scattered showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........78-83.
*   Mid slope........73-83.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-31%.
*   Mid slope........28-37%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-62.
*   Mid slope........59-69.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........66-76%.
*   Mid slope........54-64%.
*   24 hr trend......8% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-86.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-24%.
*   Mid slope........21-29%.
*   24 hr trend......6% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......20000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
82-92. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-65. Highs 83-93.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56-66. Highs 84-94.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56-66. Highs 85-95.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57-67. Highs 85-95.

$$

NVZ454-272330-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-93.
*   Mid slope........79-89.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-27%.
*   Mid slope........20-30%.
*   24 hr trend......9% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
*   Mid slope........58-68.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........58-68%.
*   Mid slope........41-51%.
*   24 hr trend......19% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........87-97.
*   Mid slope........82-92.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........13-21%.
*   Mid slope........17-25%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......20000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 52-62. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
85-95. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51-61. Highs 86-96.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
52-62. Highs 87-97.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
53-63. Highs 88-98.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-65. Highs 88-98.

$$

NVZ455-272330-
White Pine County-
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in the
                     morning. Scattered showers through the day.
                     Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-91.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-30%.
*   Mid slope........30-40%.
*   24 hr trend......5% 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.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms through the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
*   Mid slope........57-67.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........68-78%.
*   Mid slope........56-66%.
*   24 hr trend......13% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-92.
*   Mid slope........79-89.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-26%.
*   Mid slope........24-34%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......20000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 51-61. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
84-94. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51-61. Highs 84-94.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51-61. Highs 83-93.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered dry thunderstorms and showers.
Lows 51-61. Highs 84-94.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
52-62. Highs 85-95.

$$

NVZ457-272330-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
224 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in the
                     morning. Scattered showers through the day.
                     Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid slope........80-90.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-29%.
*   Mid slope........25-35%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-63.
*   Mid slope........59-69.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........55-65%.
*   Mid slope........47-57%.
*   24 hr trend......19% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........88-98.
*   Mid slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-25%.
*   Mid slope........20-30%.
*   24 hr trend......6% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph becoming
                     south 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......20000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 54-64. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
90-100. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
54-64. Highs 90-100.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-65. Highs 90-100.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-65. Highs 90-100.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 56-66. Highs 90-100.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (THU AUG 3 through WED AUG 9)
Above normal temperatures and precipitation.

=
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