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
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...A change in the weather pattern is upon us as another
stream of Pacific moisture targets the Silver State. A series of
storm systems will bring significant snowfall today through
Thursday with a second storm promising to do the same over the
weekend.


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

NVZ467-190000-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
                    FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW THROUGH THE
                    DAY. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........35-45.
   MID SLOPE........30-40.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........67-77%.
   MID SLOPE........61-71%.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
                         AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........27-32.
   MID SLOPE........32-40.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........86-96%.
   MID SLOPE........83-93%.
   24 HR TREND......19% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                         MPH IN THE EVENING.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SNOW
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........33-38.
   MID SLOPE........35.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........69-79%.
   MID SLOPE........69-79%.
   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
                         BECOMING UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8
                         MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 19-29. .
DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 31-36. . SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 31-36.
.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 31-36. .
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 31-36. .
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS 31-36. .

$$

NVZ468-190000-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
                    FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW THROUGH THE
                    DAY. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........29-39.
   MID SLOPE........29-39.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........64-74%.
   MID SLOPE........58-68%.
   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW AND RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........17-27.
   MID SLOPE........21-31.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
   MID SLOPE........80-90%.
   24 HR TREND......12% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW, RAIN AND WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING, THEN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........32-37.
   MID SLOPE........34.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........74-83%.
   MID SLOPE........72-82%.
   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 16-26. .
DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 31-36. . SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 31-36. .
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS 31-36. .
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 31-36. .
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 14-19. HIGHS 25-35. .

$$

NVZ469-190000-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........26-36.
   MID SLOPE........27-37.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........57-67%.
   MID SLOPE........45-55%.
   24 HR TREND......4% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........11-21.
   MID SLOPE........17-27.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........82-92%.
   MID SLOPE........75-85%.
   24 HR TREND......8% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
                         AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........29-34.
   MID SLOPE........32.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........70-80%.
   MID SLOPE........67-77%.
   24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING BECOMING UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4
                         TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 11-21. .
DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 29-34. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY
WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 17-22. HIGHS 29-34. .
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS 29-34. .
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 29-34. .
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-18. HIGHS 27-32. .

$$

NVZ470-190000-
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE RAIN AND FREEZING
                    RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........28-33.
   MID SLOPE........22-32.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........62-72%.
   MID SLOPE........52-62%.
   24 HR TREND......10% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........11-21.
   MID SLOPE........18-28.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........91-100%.
   MID SLOPE........83-93%.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH
                         BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH AFTER
                         MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........31-36.
   MID SLOPE........32.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........72-79%.
   MID SLOPE........71-81%.
   24 HR TREND......9% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 10-20. .
DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 28-33. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY
WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 17-22. HIGHS 28-33. .
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-18. HIGHS 28-33. .
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 19-24. HIGHS 29-34. .
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-18. HIGHS 24-34. .

$$

NVZ454-190000-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND
                    SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........33-43.
   MID SLOPE........31-41.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
   MID SLOPE........48-58%.
   24 HR TREND......12% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........16-26.
   MID SLOPE........20-30.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
   MID SLOPE........76-86%.
   24 HR TREND......12% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN WIDESPREAD
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........33-38.
   MID SLOPE........34.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........69-78%.
   MID SLOPE........64-74%.
   24 HR TREND......8% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 15-25.
. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 32-37. . SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS 27-37. .
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 27-37. .
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 18-23. HIGHS 32-37. .
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-18. HIGHS 26-36. .

$$

NVZ455-190000-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........31-41.
   MID SLOPE........28-38.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
   MID SLOPE........34-44%.
   24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
                         BECOMING UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8
                         MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........13-23.
   MID SLOPE........21-31.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
   MID SLOPE........73-83%.
   24 HR TREND......8% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
                         AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........32-37.
   MID SLOPE........25-35.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........66-75%.
   MID SLOPE........61-71%.
   24 HR TREND......15% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING BECOMING UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4
                         TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 12-22. .
DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 31-36. . SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 16-21. HIGHS 26-36. .
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 6-16. HIGHS 26-36. .
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 19-24. HIGHS 31-36. .
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 7-17. HIGHS 25-35. .

$$

NVZ457-190000-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-
330 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN
                    AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........38-48.
   MID SLOPE........32-42.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........34-44%.
   MID SLOPE........32-42%.
   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH
                         BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........18-28.
   MID SLOPE........22-32.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
   MID SLOPE........75-85%.
   24 HR TREND......12% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
                         AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN WIDESPREAD
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........31-41.
   MID SLOPE........26-36.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
   MID SLOPE........58-68%.
   24 HR TREND......25% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 14-24. .
DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 31-41. . SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS 31-41. .
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 30-40. .
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 30-40.
.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS 28-38. .

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