Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KLKN 291018

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Elko NV
318 AM PDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Showers and thunderstorms across much of Central and
Northeastern Nevada this afternoon. Drier in most areas
Monday...with isolated thunderstorms confined to East-central
Nevada. Mild temperatures through Tuesday with highs in the upper
70s to low 80s. Warmer Tuesday through the end of next week with
highs in the 80s to low 90s.


.SHORT TERM...Today through Tuesday. Thunderstorms will develop
across portions of Central and most of Northeastern Nevada late
this morning and early afternoon. Light to moderate rain with the
potential for pea-sized hail associated with thunderstorm
activity today. Thunderstorms will taper off from west to east
this evening...with a slight chance of light rain showers
lingering overnight across mainly just the mountains of White Pine
County. May see a few light showers and possibly a few lightning
strikes across East-central Nevada on Monday...otherwise dry
across the region with temperatures a few degrees above normal.
High pressure building in from the southwest early next week will
kick off a warming and drying trend.

.LONG TERM...Tuesday night through Saturday. A strong ridge of
high pressure will bring dry conditions along with much above
normal temperatures. Highs in the mid 70s to the mid 80s on
Wednesday will warm into the 80s to the lower 90s Friday and


.AVIATION...Thunderstorms will develop this afternoon across
eastern NV. The best chance for a thunderstorm will be at the
KELY terminal with about a 40 pct chance of thunder aft 21z. At
the KTPH and KEKO terminals there is a 15-20 pct chance of a
thunderstorm aft 21z.


.LKN Watches/Warnings/Advisories...None.



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