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
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...Increasing clouds later today, with light snow
showers tonight across mainly northern and east-central NV. A few
flurries linger over eastern NV into Saturday afternoon, then
cool and dry Saturday night into next week. Another storm system
will impact the region next Wednesday with a little more 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

NVZ467-160015-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Numerous showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........44-49.
   Mid slope........45.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........35-45%.
   Mid slope........33-43%.
   24 hr trend......7% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Numerous showers in the evening, then scattered
                    snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........18-28.
   Mid slope........28-36.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........78-88%.
   Mid slope........72-82%.
   24 hr trend......16% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph
                         becoming north around 15 mph after
                         midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........33-43.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........39-49%.
   Mid slope........48-58%.
   24 hr trend......15% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10-20. . North winds around
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 37-42. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15-25. Highs 36-46. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 18-28. Highs 39-49. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow and a slight chance of showers. Lows 21-31. Highs
39-49. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 13-23. Highs
35-45. .

$$

NVZ468-160015-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the
                    morning. Scattered showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........42-47.
   Mid slope........44.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........41-47%.
   Mid slope........38-48%.
   24 hr trend......11% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Numerous showers in the evening. Numerous snow
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........20-25.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........79-89%.
   Mid slope........73-83%.
   24 hr trend......18% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph with
                         gusts around 25 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers in the
                    morning. Isolated snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-38.
   Mid slope........22-32.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........51-61%.
   Mid slope........50-60%.
   24 hr trend......16% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 8-18. . North winds around
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 28-38. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Highs 35-45. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17-27. Highs 41-51. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow and a chance of rain. Lows 21-31. Highs 39-49. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 13-23. Highs
32-42. .

$$

NVZ469-160015-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the
                    morning. Scattered snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........43-48.
   Mid slope........45.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........37-44%.
   Mid slope........30-40%.
   24 hr trend......12% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........12-22.
   Mid slope........20-30.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........77-87%.
   Mid slope........74-84%.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph after
                         midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers in the morning. Scattered
                    snow showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........26-31.
   Mid slope........28.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........54-64%.
   Mid slope........56-66%.
   24 hr trend......19% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         25 to 30 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 2-12. .
North winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 30-35. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21.
Highs 34-44. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15-25. Highs 39-49. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow. Lows 17-27. Highs 38-48. .
.THURSDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows 8-18. Highs 31-41. .

$$

NVZ470-160015-
Eastern Elko County-
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the
                    morning. Scattered snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........42-52.
   Mid slope........39-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........32-42%.
   Mid slope........30-40%.
   24 hr trend......2% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers through the night.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........15-25.
   Mid slope........21-31.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........78-88%.
   Mid slope........72-82%.
   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph
                         becoming northwest around 15 mph with
                         gusts around 25 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Scattered
                    snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-38.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........47-57%.
   Mid slope........52-62%.
   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                         35 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 6-16. .
North winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 33-38. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 10-20.
Highs 35-45. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Highs 41-51. .
.WEDNESDAY...Snow likely and a slight chance of rain. Lows 17-27.
Highs 41-51. .
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 10-20. Highs
33-43. .

$$

NVZ454-160015-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........47-57.
   Mid slope........44-54.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........21-31%.
   Mid slope........18-28%.
   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........16-26.
   Mid slope........24-34.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........79-89%.
   Mid slope........73-83%.
   24 hr trend......18% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
                    Scattered snow showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........28-38.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........50-60%.
   Mid slope........49-59%.
   24 hr trend......22% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds around 15 mph with gusts
                         around 25 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 4-14. . North winds around
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 32-37. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 9-19. Highs 37-47. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13-23. Highs 43-53. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows 18-28.
Highs 43-53. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 10-20. Highs
34-44. .

$$

NVZ455-160015-
White Pine County-
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........48-58.
   Mid slope........43-53.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........16-26%.
   Mid slope........14-24%.
   24 hr trend......12% drier.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Isolated showers in the evening. Numerous snow
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........16-26.
   Mid slope........25-35.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........68-78%.
   Mid slope........62-72%.
   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Numerous snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........34-44.
   Mid slope........27-37.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........40-50%.
   Mid slope........41-51%.
   24 hr trend......32% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to
                         30 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 4-14. .
North winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 34-44. . North winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 9-19. Highs 44-54. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Highs 49-59. .
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and a slight chance of
rain. Lows 18-28. Highs 47-57. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21. Highs
36-46. .

$$

NVZ457-160015-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
215 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........50-60.
   Mid slope........46-56.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........14-21%.
   Mid slope........14-21%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
                    evening. Scattered showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....
   Valleys..........18-28.
   Mid slope........26-36.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........
   Valleys..........64-74%.
   Mid slope........56-66%.
   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....
   Valleys..........36-46.
   Mid slope........30-40.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........
   Valleys..........26-36%.
   Mid slope........30-40%.
   24 hr trend......14% wetter.
20-foot winds.......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph with
                         gusts to 35 mph.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 8-18. . North winds 15 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 34-44. . North winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 12-22. Highs 43-53. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 16-26. Highs 47-57. .
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and a slight chance of
rain. Lows 19-29. Highs 47-57. .
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 13-23. Highs
41-51. .

$$



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