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
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...A STORM WILL BRING SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA TODAY AND
SATURDAY. HEAVIER SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL NEVADA LATE
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. DRY WEATHER AND A CLEARING SKY RETURN
TO NORTHERN NEVADA ON SUNDAY.


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

NVZ467-280000-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........42-52.
   MID SLOPE........36-46.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
   MID SLOPE........60-70%.
   24 HR TREND......31% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........25-30.
   MID SLOPE........31-39.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
   MID SLOPE........83-93%.
   24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........38-48.
   MID SLOPE........32-42.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
   MID SLOPE........58-68%.
   24 HR TREND......12% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30
                    MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
23-28. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 39-49. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 20-25. HIGHS 43-53.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25-30. HIGHS 40-50.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS 36-46.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 42-52.

$$

NVZ468-280000-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........38-48.
   MID SLOPE........32-42.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........56-66%.
   MID SLOPE........59-69%.
   24 HR TREND......25% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........26-31.
   MID SLOPE........31-39.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........91-100%.
   MID SLOPE........84-94%.
   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........35-45.
   MID SLOPE........28-38.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
   MID SLOPE........63-73%.
   24 HR TREND......6% DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
18-28. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 36-46. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 15-25. HIGHS
41-51.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 23-28. HIGHS 36-46.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS
34-44.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11-21. HIGHS 44-54.

$$

NVZ469-280000-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........35-45.
   MID SLOPE........32-42.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
   MID SLOPE........60-70%.
   24 HR TREND......11% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........24-29.
   MID SLOPE........26-36.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........91-100%.
   MID SLOPE........84-94%.
   24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........34-44.
   MID SLOPE........30-40.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
   MID SLOPE........67-77%.
   24 HR TREND......17% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
14-24. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 34-44.
UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS
39-49.
.TUESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 21-26. HIGHS 36-46.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 4-14. HIGHS
31-41.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8-18. HIGHS 40-50.

$$

NVZ470-280000-
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........40-45.
   MID SLOPE........32-42.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
   MID SLOPE........54-64%.
   24 HR TREND......21% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........20-30.
   MID SLOPE........25-35.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
   MID SLOPE........83-93%.
   24 HR TREND......7% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........34-44.
   MID SLOPE........30-40.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........57-67%.
   MID SLOPE........63-73%.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
18-28. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 33-43.
UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-23. HIGHS
38-48.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 20-30. HIGHS 36-46.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS
31-41.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8-18. HIGHS 41-51.

$$

NVZ454-280000-
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........39-49.
   MID SLOPE........36-46.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........42-52%.
   MID SLOPE........47-57%.
   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........20-30.
   MID SLOPE........26-36.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........91-100%.
   MID SLOPE........86-96%.
   24 HR TREND......16% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........40-45.
   MID SLOPE........32-42.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........56-65%.
   MID SLOPE........62-72%.
   24 HR TREND......19% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 18-28. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 36-46.
UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 15-25. HIGHS 41-51.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS 36-46.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 7-17. HIGHS
34-44.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 44-54.

$$

NVZ455-280000-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........38-48.
   MID SLOPE........34-44.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........39-49%.
   MID SLOPE........47-57%.
   24 HR TREND......9% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........23-28.
   MID SLOPE........24-34.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
   MID SLOPE........83-93%.
   24 HR TREND......3% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........39-44.
   MID SLOPE........31-41.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
   MID SLOPE........61-71%.
   24 HR TREND......16% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 16-26. DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 34-44. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 12-22. HIGHS 41-51.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 16-26. HIGHS 38-48.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 5-15. HIGHS 34-44.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5-15. HIGHS 45-55.

$$

NVZ457-280000-
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-
531 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........43-53.
   MID SLOPE........39-49.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........31-41%.
   MID SLOPE........37-47%.
   24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    WEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........20-30.
   MID SLOPE........24-34.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
   MID SLOPE........84-94%.
   24 HR TREND......18% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   VALLEYS..........38-48.
   MID SLOPE........35-45.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   VALLEYS..........45-55%.
   MID SLOPE........52-62%.
   24 HR TREND......21% WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
   VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 18-28. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 36-46. UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO
8 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 14-24. HIGHS 42-52.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 17-27. HIGHS 40-50.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 9-19. HIGHS 37-47.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10-20. HIGHS 43-53.

$$




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