Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Central Nevada
National Weather Service Elko NV
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...Showers and thunderstorms are expected to form over
the higher terrain of central Nevada this afternoon. Showers and
thunderstorm activity increases and spreads northward Tuesday
affecting most of the state. Most storms will be produce some
rainfall but widespread wetting rains are not expected. Drier and
hotter weather returns by the end of the week.

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

NVZ467-212330-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........89-94.
*   Mid slope........83-93.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-14%.
*   Mid slope........13-18%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......10000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........56-66.
*   Mid slope........64-74.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........33-43%.
*   Mid slope........19-29%.
*   24 hr trend......9% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........88-93.
*   Mid slope........80-90.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........13-18%.
*   Mid slope........16-21%.
*   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................3.
* Mixing Height......10000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60-65. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 83-93. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
53-63. Highs 83-93.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 51-61. Highs 83-93.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51-61. Highs 88-98.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 53-63. Highs 90-100.

$$

NVZ468-212330-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated dry thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid slope........78-88.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-15%.
*   Mid slope........14-19%.
*   24 hr trend......2% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......11000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated dry thunderstorms in
                     the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........58-63.
*   Mid slope........61-71.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........35-45%.
*   Mid slope........25-35%.
*   24 hr trend......4% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers in the morning.
                     Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-88.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-20%.
*   Mid slope........19-25%.
*   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......11000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 57-62. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80-90. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-60. Highs 81-91.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 54-59. Highs 83-93.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-60. Highs 86-96.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56-61. Highs 88-98.

$$

NVZ469-212330-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-93.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........15-21%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........49-59.
*   Mid slope........55-65.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........43-53%.
*   Mid slope........32-42%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers in the morning,
                     then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........79-84.
*   Mid slope........74-84.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-23%.
*   Mid slope........20-29%.
*   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...25%.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 46-56. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 77-87. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
45-55. Highs 79-89.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
44-54. Highs 81-91.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
45-55. Highs 83-93.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46-56. Highs 85-95.

$$

NVZ470-212330-
Eastern Elko County-
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-86.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........15-20%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................2.
* Mixing Height......12000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Northwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-62.
*   Mid slope........59-69.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
*   Mid slope........30-40%.
*   24 hr trend......8% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers in the morning,
                     then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........80-90.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-24%.
*   Mid slope........17-27%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......12000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...25%.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 52-62. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 77-87. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
50-60. Highs 80-90.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 83-93.

$$

NVZ454-212330-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny with isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........85-95.
*   Mid slope........80-90.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-17%.
*   Mid slope........16-21%.
*   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................3.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated dry thunderstorms in
                     the evening. Isolated showers through the
                     night. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........57-62.
*   Mid slope........59-69.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........44-54%.
*   Mid slope........38-48%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........East 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
                     morning, then scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-91.
*   Mid slope........76-86.
*   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-25%.
*   Mid slope........23-31%.
*   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........East 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......12000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30%.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 54-59. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 79-89. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
53-58. Highs 81-91.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 53-58. Highs 83-93.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-59. Highs 86-96.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-59. Highs 88-98.

$$

NVZ455-212330-
White Pine County-
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-92.
*   Mid slope........78-88.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-19%.
*   Mid slope........17-23%.
*   24 hr trend......2% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......5.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......14000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated showers
                     and thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-62.
*   Mid slope........57-67.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
*   Mid slope........44-54%.
*   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........East 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers through the
                     day. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........77-87.
*   Mid slope........74-84.
*   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........22-27%.
*   Mid slope........27-37%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...35%.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 48-58. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80-90. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
47-57. Highs 82-92.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 48-58. Highs 84-94.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-59. Highs 85-95.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-59. Highs 86-96.

$$

NVZ457-212330-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
236 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Isolated showers in the morning.
                     Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........83-93.
*   Mid slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-22%.
*   Mid slope........18-27%.
*   24 hr trend......5% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Light winds.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in
                     the evening. Scattered showers through the
                     night. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-62.
*   Mid slope........57-67.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........56-66%.
*   Mid slope........50-60%.
*   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Light winds.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Scattered showers through the
                     day. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-92.
*   Mid slope........75-85.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-29%.
*   Mid slope........25-35%.
*   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys..........Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........South 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................4.
* Mixing Height......13000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....South 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30%.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 49-59. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 83-93. Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
50-60. Highs 85-95.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 86-96.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 88-98.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 89-99.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (MON AUG 28 through SUN SEP 3)
Above normal temperatures and Near normal precipitation.

=
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