188  
FNUS55 KVEF 201024  
FWFVEF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHERN NEVADA  
NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION  
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK PROVIDING FUEL FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING  
THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS. NEXT WEEK, A HEATWAVE  
DEVELOPS WITH VERY HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH  
THURSDAY ALONG WITH LOWERING THUNDERSTORM CHANCES.  
 
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-NVZ466-202330-  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-AZ SIDE-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018 /324 AM MST FRI JUL 20 2018/  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....109-114.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....17-22 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....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH UP TO 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....81-86.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....33-38 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....108-113.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....14-19 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. HIGHS 111 TO  
116. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S. HIGHS  
115 TO 120. NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S. HIGHS  
118 TO 123. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AZZ102-202330-  
NORTHWEST DESERTS/NORTHWEST PLATEAU-  
324 AM MST FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......101-106.  
* 6000 FEET.......86-91.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......19-25 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......26-34 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT INCREASING TO 35 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13200 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......73-78.  
* 6000 FEET.......63-68.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......41-46 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......54-59 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 8 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......100-105.  
* 6000 FEET.......86-91.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......17-23 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......26-32 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 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....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....35 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS 98 TO 103. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. HIGHS  
102 TO 107. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS 104 TO  
109. SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ465-202330-  
CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......103-108.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-22 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14900 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 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.......75-80.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......34-39 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 10 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......103-108.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......15-19 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14900 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 70S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. SOUTH  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS 99 TO  
104. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 70S. HIGHS 102 TO 107. LIGHT  
WIND.  
 

 
 
NVZ463-464-202330-  
SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......85-90.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......26-36 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 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.......11100 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......55-60.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......53-58 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......85-90.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......22-32 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH BECOMING 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11300 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE 80S. LIGHT WIND.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S TO  
LOWER 90S. LIGHT WIND.  
 

 
 
NVZ461-202330-  
LINCOLN COUNTY/ELY DISPATCH-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......98-103.  
* 7000 FEET.......88-93.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......19-24 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......20-28 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. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13300 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......72-77.  
* 7000 FEET.......60-65.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......39-44 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......49-54 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 13 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.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......99-104.  
* 7000 FEET.......88-93.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-20 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......19-25 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 AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 60S. HIGHS 95 TO 100. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. HIGHS 98 TO 103. EAST WIND UP TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS  
102 TO 107. LIGHT WIND.  
 

 
 
NVZ462-202330-  
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......102-107.  
* 7000 FEET.......86-91.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......14-17 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......18-24 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14100 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......75-80.  
* 7000 FEET.......63-68.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......33-38 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......46-51 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 11 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......101-106.  
* 7000 FEET.......86-91.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......14-17 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......17-23 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 98 TO 103. SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 100 TO  
105. SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 60S. HIGHS 102 TO 107. LIGHT  
WIND.  
 

 
 
NVZ460-202330-  
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......97-102.  
* 7000 FEET.......89-94.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......15-17 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......15-23 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO  
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......70-75.  
* 7000 FEET.......60-65.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......38-43 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......44-49 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 6 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....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......97-102.  
* 7000 FEET.......88-93.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......15-17 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......16-24 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO  
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13200 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 60S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 99 TO 104. NORTHWEST WIND UP TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 101 TO 106. SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ226-202330-  
OWENS VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....97-102.  
* 7000 FEET.......85-90.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....14-18 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......26-36 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 4 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO  
15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....68-73.  
* 7000 FEET.......41-46.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....36-41 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......61-66 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 IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 10  
TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....25 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....98-103.  
* 7000 FEET.......83-88.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....16-20 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......30-40 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 10 TO  
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH BECOMING 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 95 TO 100. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE 60S. HIGHS 97 TO 102. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 99 TO 104. SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ227-202330-  
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.  
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....111-116.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....11-17 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10  
TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....74-79.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....32-37 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 4 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....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....111-116.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....13-18 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S. HIGHS  
115 TO 120. SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN  
THE MID TO UPPER 80S. HIGHS 117 TO 122. NORTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S. HIGHS  
119 TO 124. LIGHT WIND.  
 

 
 
CAZ228-202330-  
MOJAVE DESERT INCLUDING MORONGO VALLEY/YUCCA VALLEY-  
324 AM PDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....105-110.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....15-21 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....74-79.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....39-44 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO  
25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....105-110.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....15-20 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....SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. HIGHS  
103 TO 108. WEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S. HIGHS  
107 TO 112. WEST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 80S. HIGHS 110 TO 115. WEST  
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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