Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Elko NV
329 PM PST Wed Nov 15 2017

Humboldt County-Northern Elko County-Southeastern Elko County-
Ruby Mountains/East Humboldt Range-White Pine County-
Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County-
Southern Lander County and Southern Eureka County-
Southwestern Elko County-South Central Elko County-
Northwestern Nye County-Northeastern Nye County-
329 PM PST Wed Nov 15 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Nevada...north
central Nevada...northeast Nevada...northwest Nevada and south
central Nevada.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

A potent, moist storm system will impact much of northern and
central Nevada starting this afternoon. Valley rains and high
mountain snows will begin in northwest Nevada this afternoon and
spread across northern Nevada this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

The storm system will expand across most of the state Thursday and
Friday, finally exiting Friday evening.

Liquid precip amounts of 0.25-0.75 inches or more are possible
through Friday morning. Colder air will begin to infiltrate the
region and switch rain over to snow Thursday night into Friday
morning. Some light valley snow accumulations will be possible,
mainly north of US 50 with a few inches possible over higher
valleys across northeast NV. Snow may actually reach into southern
parts of White Pine and northern Nye Counties. A Winter Storm
Warning the Ruby Mountains and A Winter Weather Advisory have
been issued for snow and strong winds leading to possible areas of
blowing and drifting snow.

Winds will be breezy out of the southwest with strong gusts
possible on higher elevations, summits and passes. A Wind Advisory
remains in effect for Humboldt county through Thursday. Wind
Advisories are also in effect Thursday for Lander, Eureka, White
Pine, northern Nye and southwest Elko counties.

Finally, temperatures are likely to drop sharply Thursday night
into Friday morning behind the cold front passage. This could lead
to areas of flash freeze, resulting in slick sidewalks, driveways
and roadways. Highs on Friday may struggle to climb out of the

For the weekend, expect a slight rebound in temperatures and dry
conditions. Another system could impact the region early next


Spotters are asked to report weather phenomena according to
standard operating procedure.


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