Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
405 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH A
FEW SHOWERS POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES WARMING TO
ABOVE NORMAL BY SATURDAY.
&&

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. COOLER AIR BEHIND SHORT WAVE
PASSAGE YESTERDAY WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL TODAY FOR
THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 3 WEEKS. ANOTHER SHORT WAVE DROPPING IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT WILL SPREAD A FEW SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS
THE AREA, MAINLY OVER WHITE PINE COUNTY WHERE A CONVERGENCE ZONE
SETS UP. SHORT WAVE BEGINS TO EXIT TO THE EAST ON THURSDAY BUT
LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE EAST, ESPECIALLY
IN THE MORNING ACROSS WHITE PINE COUNTY. THURSDAY WILL BE ANOTHER
DAY OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE 40S
TO THE LOWER 50S. UPPER RIDGE BUILDS IN ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY FOR
DRY WEATHER AND WARMING TEMPERATURES.

.LONG TERM...FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. TROUGH DIGGING IN OFF THE
WEST COAST FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY RESULTS IN WARM SOUTHWESTERLY
FLOW OVER THE GREAT BASIN. WARMEST DAY OF THE WEEK WILL BE SATURDAY
WITH HIGHS IN THE LOW 60S. WEST COAST TROUGH MOVES ONSHORE BY SUNDAY
WITH SNOW SHOWERS SPREADING NW TO SE ACROSS NORTHERN AND PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL NEVADA. MOUNTAINS MAY SEE AN INCH OF NEW SNOW SUNDAY...WITH
LIGHTER QPF AMOUNTS IN VALLEY AREAS...WHERE LIGHT RAIN MAY
TRANSITION TO SNOW FLURRIES BY LATE AFTERNOON. NOT EXPECTING ANY
TRAVEL ISSUES SUNDAY IN VALLEY LOCATIONS. MODELS DIVERGE SLIGHTLY
LATE SUNDAY INTO NEXT WEEK WITH RESPECT TO TROUGH PASSAGE. TRENDED
POPS UP INTO NEXT WEEK WITH SHOWERS BECOMING POSSIBLE OVER MOUNTAINS
AND PERHAPS VALLEY AREAS THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. RIDGING IS EXPECTED
BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS AT ALL TERMINALS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
MUCH LIGHTER WINDS TODAY AT KWMC KEKO AND KELY. WINDS WILL BE GUSTY
AT TIMES AT KTPH...WITH STRONGEST WINDS DURING THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT HOURS.
&&

.LKN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

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