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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Central Nevada
National Weather Service Elko NV
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR ZONES 469 AND 470...

.DISCUSSION...Thunderstorm activity today will be focused across
fire weather zones 469 and 470 where isolated to scattered
thunderstorms are expected with most storms being dry. Isolated
thunderstorms are expected across the rest of northern and north
central Nevada today with a mix of wet and dry storms. Drier air
from the west will scour out most of the moisture on Thursday with
only isolated thunderstorms over far northern zones 469 and 470.


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

NVZ467-232330-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-88.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-24%.
*   Mid slope........24-33%.
*   24 hr trend......5% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................3.
* Mixing Height......16000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-63.
*   Mid slope........62-70.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........61-71%.
*   Mid slope........50-60%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........85-90.
*   Mid slope........78-88.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-19%.
*   Mid slope........19-25%.
*   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................1.
* Mixing Height......16000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85-90. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 87-97.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 54-64. Highs 90-100.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 91-101.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 91-101.

$$

NVZ468-232330-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                     morning. Scattered showers through the day.
                     Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........79-89.
*   Mid slope........70-80.
*   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........21-27%.
*   Mid slope........26-32%.
*   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
* 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......16000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........54-59.
*   Mid slope........61-69.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........63-73%.
*   Mid slope........47-57%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-92.
*   Mid slope........74-84.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-21%.
*   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.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-60. Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 84-94. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56-61. Highs 87-97.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57-62. Highs 89-99.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 58-63. Highs 90-100.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59-64. Highs 90-100.

$$

NVZ469-232330-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated dry thunderstorms in
                     the morning. Scattered dry thunderstorms in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........76-86.
*   Mid slope........70-80.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-30%.
*   Mid slope........25-35%.
*   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................6.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Scattered dry thunderstorms in the
                     evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-57.
*   Mid slope........53-63.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........64-74%.
*   Mid slope........56-66%.
*   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................6.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated dry
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........78-88.
*   Mid slope........73-83.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-24%.
*   Mid slope........19-29%.
*   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......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 46-56. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs 81-91. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 46-56. Highs 84-94.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48-58. Highs 86-96.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48-58. Highs 87-97.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-59. Highs 89-99.

$$

NVZ470-232330-
Eastern Elko County-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated dry thunderstorms in
                     the morning, then scattered dry thunderstorms
                     in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........76-81.
*   Mid slope........70-80.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-27%.
*   Mid slope........22-32%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................6.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Scattered dry thunderstorms in the
                     evening, then isolated dry thunderstorms
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........48-58.
*   Mid slope........55-65.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........66-76%.
*   Mid slope........54-64%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................6.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated dry
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........78-83.
*   Mid slope........72-82.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-21%.
*   Mid slope........20-27%.
*   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.......4.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 52-62. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
80-90. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 52-62. Highs 82-92.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-64. Highs 84-94.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-63. Highs 84-94.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 54-64. Highs 83-93.

$$

NVZ454-232330-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny. isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........78-83.
*   Mid slope........73-83.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-23%.
*   Mid slope........22-28%.
*   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.......4.
* LAL................3.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........54-59.
*   Mid slope........56-66.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........56-66%.
*   Mid slope........45-55%.
*   24 hr trend......11% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-91.
*   Mid slope........75-85.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-20%.
*   Mid slope........18-23%.
*   24 hr trend......5% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 54-59. Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 84-94. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-60. Highs 86-96.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-60. Highs 88-98.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 58-63. Highs 88-98.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 57-62. Highs 88-98.

$$

NVZ455-232330-
White Pine County-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated dry
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........78-88.
*   Mid slope........73-83.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-20%.
*   Mid slope........18-26%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated dry
                     thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........48-58.
*   Mid slope........54-64.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........59-69%.
*   Mid slope........46-56%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........79-89.
*   Mid slope........74-84.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-20%.
*   Mid slope........20-27%.
*   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......19000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 82-92. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 84-94.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 84-94.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 51-61. Highs 85-95.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 51-61. Highs 85-95.

$$

NVZ457-232330-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated dry
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........80-90.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-21%.
*   Mid slope........17-26%.
*   24 hr trend......6% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......18000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated dry
                     thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........50-60.
*   Mid slope........56-66.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........53-63%.
*   Mid slope........44-54%.
*   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
* 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...0%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-93.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-19%.
*   Mid slope........18-24%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......17000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 51-61. Downslope/down valley
winds 2 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85-95. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 87-97.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-63. Highs 88-98.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-64. Highs 88-98.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 54-64. Highs 88-98.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (WED AUG 30 through TUE SEP 5)
Above normal temperatures and Near normal precipitation.

=
$$



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