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
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...Today, coverage of isolated showers and thunderstorms
expands, but should stay confined to northern Nye and extreme southern
White Pine Counties. A stronger push of moisture will arrive in the
region this weekend and early next week. Coverage of showers and
thunderstorms will increase. Across northern Nevada, isolated dry
thunderstorms will be possible, but should transition to wet by early
next week.

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

NVZ467-182330-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........87-92.
*   Mid slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-14%.
*   Mid slope........12-17%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......14000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Northwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........57-62.
*   Mid slope........63-71.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........30-40%.
*   Mid slope........18-28%.
*   24 hr trend......12% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........87-92.
*   Mid slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........14-19%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......16000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear with isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 54-64. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85-95. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58-63. Highs 85-95.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58-63. Highs 86-91.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 59-64. Highs 85-95.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56-61. Highs 84-94.

$$

NVZ468-182330-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid slope........80-90.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........12-17%.
*   24 hr trend......5% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Northwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......14000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Northwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........54-59.
*   Mid slope........60-68.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........30-40%.
*   Mid slope........21-31%.
*   24 hr trend......13% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......6.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated dry thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-14%.
*   Mid slope........12-17%.
*   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.......6.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-60. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
84-94. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56-61. Highs 84-94.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56-61. Highs 83-93.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57-62. Highs 83-93.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-60. Highs 82-92.

$$

NVZ469-182330-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-92.
*   Mid slope........78-88.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........13-18%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......15000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-56.
*   Mid slope........57-65.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........32-42%.
*   Mid slope........24-34%.
*   24 hr trend......17% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......6.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-93.
*   Mid slope........78-88.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........13-18%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......6.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47-57. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
80-90. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
52-57. Highs 80-90.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
49-59. Highs 80-90.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 53-58. Highs 79-89.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
52-57. Highs 78-88.

$$

NVZ470-182330-
Eastern Elko County-
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-87.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........14-19%.
*   24 hr trend......2% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......15000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
*   Mid slope........56-66.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........32-42%.
*   Mid slope........23-33%.
*   24 hr trend......17% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......6.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-87.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........13-18%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......6.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 53-63. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
81-91. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
53-63. Highs 81-91.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
54-64. Highs 80-90.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 54-64. Highs 80-90.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
53-63. Highs 80-90.

$$

NVZ454-182330-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........13-18%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......15000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........54-59.
*   Mid slope........60-68.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........33-43%.
*   Mid slope........27-37%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......6.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........13-19%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......6.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 57-62. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
84-94. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-60. Highs 84-94.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56-61. Highs 83-93.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
54-59. Highs 82-92.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
49-59. Highs 82-92.

$$

NVZ455-182330-
White Pine County-
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-87.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........13-18%.
*   Mid slope........16-22%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........56-61.
*   Mid slope........60-68.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........40-50%.
*   Mid slope........34-44%.
*   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-86.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-19%.
*   Mid slope........18-24%.
*   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........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-60. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
79-89. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-60. Highs 79-89.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
54-59. Highs 77-87.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 78-88.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
49-59. Highs 79-89.

$$

NVZ457-182330-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
320 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid slope........79-89.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........15-20%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-63.
*   Mid slope........58-68.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........39-49%.
*   Mid slope........33-43%.
*   24 hr trend......2% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly Cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........85-95.
*   Mid slope........79-89.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-18%.
*   Mid slope........16-23%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 53-63. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
85-95. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51-61. Highs 85-95.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51-61. Highs 84-94.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 49-59. Highs 84-94.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
49-59. Highs 82-92.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (FRI AUG 25 through THU AUG 31)
Above normal temperatures and Near normal precipitation.

=
$$



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