Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Reno NV
118 PM PDT Sat May 21 2022

.SYNOPSIS...
Warm, dry conditions with light breezes into the first half of next
week. Highs may reach the low 90s across the western NV valleys
Wednesday. The next weather system should approach the west coast
Thursday leading to gusty winds, cooler temperatures, and a few
showers for the end of next week.

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.DISCUSSION...

Warming Up Sunday to Tuesday...
High pressure build along the west coast will keep another day or
two or north-northwest winds and warming afternoon highs. As the
high pressure moves into California temperatures will bump up into
the 70s and 80s for start of the work week. A tail end of a cold
front brushes through northern Nevada Sunday which will kick up
breezes with gusts 20-30 mph. Highest gusts Sunday should remain
over Pershing, Churchill and Mineral Counties. Winds will turn
light for Monday-Tuesday.

Winds and showers mid to late next week...
By Wednesday high high pressure starts to shift to our east
allowing for west-southwest winds to return. Gusts Wednesday
should stay below 30 mph, but the increased mixing may help push
afternoon highs into the low 90s across western NV. The record
high for the Reno Airport Wednesday is 92. The surface heating and
very warm temperatures Wednesday could lead to afternoon cumulus
build-ups with 10% chance of very light showers and/or
thunderstorms for western NV and the eastern Sierra. Winds could
get a bit gusty Thursday and Friday as some simulations bring a
weather system into the west coast. There`s a not a lot of
agreement in the simulations at this time, but there is 10-20%
chance for showers and thunderstorms late Thursday into Friday
north of I-80. Temperatures should also temporarily cool down
into the 60s and 70s.

Memorial Day Weekend Outlook...
Rain/snow chances look minimal for Memorial Day Weekend with the
main storm track into the Pacific Northwest, though some
simulations bring a weather system through the region. Breezy
winds with any incoming weather system could impact outdoor
recreation. Temperatures should be near seasonal normals. Brong

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR conditions, light surface winds the rest of today with
increasing north-northwest breezes for Sunday. Gusts should
remain below 25 kts Sunday. Light winds, VFR and perhaps a few
afternoon cumulus builds ups over the Sierra Monday-Tuesday. Brong

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.REV Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
NV...None.
CA...None.
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