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
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...Fair conditions today will transition to a much more
active weather pattern beginning this afternoon across northwest
Nevada. A potent storm system and accompanying cold front will
move through the state late Wednesday and Thursday bringing colder
temperatures and windy conditions to the region. Valley rain
Wednesday night will switch to snow Thursday afternoon and night as
colder air moves across the state. Quieter weather is expected for
the weekend as a ridge builds over the Great Basin.

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

NVZ467-292315-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........58-63.
*   Mid slope........52-62.
*   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........31-40%.
*   Mid slope........39-49%.
*   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Widespread showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........41-46.
*   Mid slope........38-48.
*   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........79-89%.
*   Mid slope........79-89%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Breezy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
                     Widespread showers through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........44-54.
*   Mid slope........37-47.
*   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........42-51%.
*   Mid slope........49-59%.
*   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with
                     gusts to 45 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 29-34. .
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Breezy. Highs 47-52. . North winds 15 to
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-32. Highs 55-65. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34-39. Highs 56-66.
.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 31-36. Highs 55-65.
.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 28-33. Highs 52-62.
.

$$

NVZ468-292315-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........54-64.
*   Mid slope........49-59.
*   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........31-41%.
*   Mid slope........37-47%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Numerous showers in the evening, then
                     widespread showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........42-47.
*   Mid slope........41-51.
*   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........78-88%.
*   Mid slope........74-84%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts 25
                     to 30 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........45-55.
*   Mid slope........39-49.
*   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........47-57%.
*   Mid slope........52-62%.
*   24 hr trend......19% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
                     to 35 mph increasing to northwest 25 to 35 mph
                     with gusts to 50 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Widespread snow showers. Lows 30-35. .
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Brisk. Scattered snow showers. Highs 43-53.
. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-32. Highs 52-62. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 30-35. Highs 53-63.
.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 29-34. Highs 50-60.
.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 26-31. Highs 49-59.
.

$$

NVZ469-292315-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-62.
*   Mid slope........47-57.
*   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........34-44%.
*   Mid slope........38-48%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Scattered showers in the evening. Widespread
                     showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-43.
*   Mid slope........39-49.
*   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........76-86%.
*   Mid slope........71-81%.
*   24 hr trend......7% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph
                     becoming southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts
                     around 25 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........44-54.
*   Mid slope........40-50.
*   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
*   Mid slope........54-64%.
*   24 hr trend......17% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with
                     gusts 25 to 30 mph increasing to west 20 to 30
                     mph with gusts to 45 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Widespread snow showers. Lows 28-33. .
Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Brisk. Widespread snow showers. Highs 41-51. . Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 25-30. Highs
49-59. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 29-34. Highs 51-61.
.
.MONDAY...Numerous snow showers. Lows 26-31. Highs 47-57. .
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 23-28. Highs
45-55. .

$$

NVZ470-292315-
Eastern Elko County-
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-57.
*   Mid slope........47-57.
*   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid slope........32-42%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Isolated showers in the evening. Numerous
                     showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-43.
*   Mid slope........42-50.
*   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........72-82%.
*   Mid slope........66-76%.
*   24 hr trend......7% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph
                     becoming southwest 10 to 20 mph after
                     midnight.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Widespread showers through the day. Isolated
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-52.
*   Mid slope........43-53.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........42-52%.
*   Mid slope........45-55%.
*   24 hr trend......18% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph
                     increasing to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     40 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Widespread snow showers. Lows 28-38. .
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Windy. Widespread showers. Highs 42-52. . North winds
20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
50-60. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 28-38. Highs 50-60.
.
.MONDAY...Numerous snow showers. Lows 28-38. Highs 48-58. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 28-33. Highs
43-53. .

$$

NVZ454-292315-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........56-61.
*   Mid slope........51-61.
*   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-35%.
*   Mid slope........31-40%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers after
                     midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-45.
*   Mid slope........40-50.
*   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........71-81%.
*   Mid slope........67-77%.
*   24 hr trend......12% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph
                     becoming southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts
                     around 25 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........45-55.
*   Mid slope........41-51.
*   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
*   Mid slope........45-55%.
*   24 hr trend......14% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph
                     increasing to northwest 25 to 35 mph in the
                     afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Widespread snow showers. Lows 24-34. .
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Brisk. Scattered showers. Highs 43-53. .
Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear with isolated snow showers. Lows 27-32. Highs
51-61. .
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 29-34. Highs 56-66.
.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 29-34. Highs 52-62.
.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 25-30. Highs 50-60.
.

$$

NVZ455-292315-
White Pine County-
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-58.
*   Mid slope........49-59.
*   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-31%.
*   Mid slope........29-38%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers after
                     midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
*   Mid slope........40-48.
*   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........68-78%.
*   Mid slope........60-70%.
*   24 hr trend......12% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Widespread showers through the day. Isolated
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........50-60.
*   Mid slope........48-58.
*   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........33-42%.
*   Mid slope........36-46%.
*   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph
                     increasing to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     45 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Widespread snow showers. Lows 22-32. .
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Windy. Widespread showers. Highs 38-43. . North winds
20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Numerous showers. Lows 27-32. Highs 49-59. .
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-33. Highs 54-64. .
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 29-34. Highs 49-59.
.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 24-29. Highs
47-57. .

$$

NVZ457-292315-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
339 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........60-70.
*   Mid slope........54-64.
*   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-28%.
*   Mid slope........23-33%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
*   Mid slope........38-48.
*   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........66-76%.
*   Mid slope........57-67%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
                     Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms
                     through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-63.
*   Mid slope........48-58.
*   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........27-37%.
*   Mid slope........35-45%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with
                     gusts to 45 mph increasing to northwest 25 to
                     35 mph with gusts to 60 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........
* Haines Index.......MISSING.
* LAL................MISSING.
Mixing Height.......MISSING.
* Transport winds....
Chc Wetting Rain....MISSING.


.Extended...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Areas of blowing dust. Numerous snow
showers. Lows 21-31. . Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Windy. Scattered showers. Highs 47-57. .
North winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear with isolated showers. Lows 24-34. Highs 56-66.
.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 60-70. .
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 27-37. Highs 55-65.
.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 23-33. Highs
54-64. .

$$

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (WED APR 5 through TUE APR 11)
Above normal temperatures and precipitation.

=
$$


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