Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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FNUS75 KVEF 181538
FWSVEF

SPOT FORECAST FOR LIDA RX PILE BURN...BATTLE MOUNTAIN BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
738 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PST ON JANUARY 18.

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...OR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST...PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT
(702) 263-9750.

.DISCUSSION...THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF WET STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TO WESTERN ESMERALDA COUNTY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.
THIS WILL BE QUICKLY FOLLOWED BY A SECOND SYSTEM FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY
AND YET ANOTHER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-40 PERCENT.
  20 FT-10 MIN AVG..SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER
                    1000 PST. GUSTS TO 25 MPH POSSIBLE.
  10K FT WIND.......
CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION.........MARGINAL.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
  20 FT-10 MIN AVG..SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
  10K FT WIND.......
CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....25 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION.........MARGINAL TO FAIR.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........67-69 PERCENT.
  20 FT-10 MIN AVG..SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.
  10K FT WIND.......
CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....30 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
VENTILATION.........FAIR TO MARGINAL.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...ADAIR
REQUESTED BY...CHAD HOLBERT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700472.2/VEF



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