675  
FNUS55 KVEF 181111  
FWFVEF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHERN NEVADA  
NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
HOT CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE MAINLY WEST OF LAS VEGAS  
TODAY BEFORE TEMPERATURES LOWER SEVERAL DEGREES THURSDAY. THE HUMID  
CONDITIONS ARE GOING NOWHERE SO THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE  
ACROSS MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK,  
ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN. EARLY NEXT WEEK, A HEATWAVE WILL  
BE BUILDING WITH VERY HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED.  
 
NOTE: THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
 
NOTE: PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS AT:  
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/VEF/FIRE.PHP  
 
AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-182330-  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-AZ SIDE-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018 /411 AM MST WED JUL 18 2018/  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....104-109.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....23-31 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 6 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....78-83.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....51-56 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....106-111.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....19-24 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14400 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 80S. HIGHS 109 TO 114. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 80S. HIGHS 109 TO 114. SOUTH  
WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. HIGHS 111 TO  
116. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AZZ102-182330-  
NORTHWEST DESERTS/NORTHWEST PLATEAU-  
411 AM MST WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......97-102.  
* 6000 FEET.......87-92.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......26-36 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......31-41 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT INCREASING TO 35 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......69-74.  
* 6000 FEET.......60-65.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......62-67 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......74-79 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....25 PERCENT DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......99-104.  
* 6000 FEET.......86-91.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......21-27 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......29-37 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 4 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST UP TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....WEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP  
TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP  
TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. HIGHS 98 TO 103. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ465-182330-  
CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......102-107.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......19-28 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......73-78.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......50-55 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 6 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......102-107.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......18-24 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH UP TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 70S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 70S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. SOUTH  
WIND AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ463-464-182330-  
SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......85-90.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 4 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......32-42 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 11 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 10 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT INCREASING TO 35 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......53-58.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......73-78 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 15 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....30 PERCENT DECREASING TO 5 PERCENT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......84-89.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......30-40 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................3.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11200 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH  
WINDS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH WIND  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ461-182330-  
LINCOLN COUNTY/ELY DISPATCH-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......99-104.  
* 7000 FEET.......90-95.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......20-25 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......16-26 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......71-76.  
* 7000 FEET.......60-65.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......53-58 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......66-71 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......98-103.  
* 7000 FEET.......88-93.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......22-27 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......24-32 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13300 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 95 TO 100. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 95 TO 100. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ462-182330-  
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......102-107.  
* 7000 FEET.......89-94.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......15-21 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......17-25 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13100 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......73-78.  
* 7000 FEET.......61-66.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......51-56 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......65-70 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 14 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......101-106.  
* 7000 FEET.......84-89.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......16-19 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......25-31 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 4 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14400 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 60S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 60S. HIGHS 98 TO 103. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ460-182330-  
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......99-104.  
* 7000 FEET.......93-98.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......14-17 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......11-19 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH UP TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH UP TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........6.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14300 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......70-75.  
* 7000 FEET.......61-66.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......55-60 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......48-53 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 15 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........6.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......96-101.  
* 7000 FEET.......89-94.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......18-20 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......20-30 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 8 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14400 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE 60S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ226-182330-  
OWENS VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....102-107.  
* 7000 FEET.......89-94.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....12-18 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......19-29 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST UP  
TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....71-76.  
* 7000 FEET.......42-47.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....35-40 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......57-62 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....99-104.  
* 7000 FEET.......86-91.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....16-18 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......27-37 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 6 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT INCREASING TO 15 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................3.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH WINDS UP  
TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ227-182330-  
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....113-118.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....12-22 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 4 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....74-79.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....40-45 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 10 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND  
10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....111-116.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....13-19 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S. HIGHS 116 TO 121. SOUTH WIND UP TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S. HIGHS 116 TO 121. SOUTH WIND UP TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S. HIGHS 116 TO 121. SOUTH WIND AROUND  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ228-182330-  
MOJAVE DESERT INCLUDING MORONGO VALLEY/YUCCA VALLEY-  
411 AM PDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....103-108.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....21-31 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 8 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....73-78.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....52-57 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....104-109.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....17-25 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. HIGHS 102 TO 107. SOUTH WIND UP TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S.  
HIGHS 103 TO 108. SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. HIGHS  
103 TO 108. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NOTE: MIXING HEIGHT...TRANSPORT WINDS AND VENTILATION CATEGORY FOR  
EACH FIRE ZONE ARE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING POINTS/AREAS:  
 
IN THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY:  
NVZ466-CAZ229-AZZ001 - LAUGHLIN/BULLHEAD CITY/NEEDLES  
 
IN ARIZONA:  
AZZ102 - KINGMAN VICINITY  
 
IN NEVADA:  
NVZ460 - ORIENTAL WASH RAWS VICINITY  
NVZ461 - KANE SPRINGS RAWS VICINITY  
NVZ462 - DESERT ROCK VICINITY  
NVZ463-NVZ464 - KYLE CANYON VICINITY  
NVZ465 - LAS VEGAS VICINITY  
 
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