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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
405 PM PDT SUN MAY 14 2017  
 
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HUMBOLDT COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-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-  
405 PM PDT SUN MAY 14 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.  
 
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.  
 
MONDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION BRINGING  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH OF THE STATE, PRIMARILY EAST OF  
HUMBOLDT COUNTY. MAIN CONCERN WILL BE BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL, SMALL  
HAIL AND GUSTY THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW WINDS.  
 
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. A SIGNIFICANT MID-SPRING STORM SYSTEM  
WILL IMPACT THE GREAT BASIN FOR THE MIDDLE PART OF THIS WEEK.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE MAIN LOW  
PRESSURE SYSTEM TUESDAY BEFORE A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS  
NEVADA LATE TUESDAY. THE STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS  
SOUTHERN IDAHO AND FAR NORTHEAST NEVADA TUESDAY NIGHT AND  
WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL TUESDAY NIGHT INTO THE 30S WITH  
A WINTRY MIX CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW BY WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS  
NORTHERN NEVADA. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE  
IN VALLEY LOCATIONS MAINLY IN SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ELKO  
COUNTY WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN SPRING CREEK AND LOCATIONS  
ALONG AND NEAR THE RUBY MOUNTAINS. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN  
ISSUED FOR THE RUBY AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGES, AS WELL AS NORTHERN  
ELKO COUNTY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN  
THESE AREAS. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH VERY LATE WEDNESDAY  
NIGHT OR THURSDAY MORNING. IF PRECIPITATION CONTINUES INTO  
THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MANY LOCATIONS WOULD LIKELY CHANGE BACK TO  
RAIN.  
 
TRAVEL CONCERNS WILL ARISE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY  
ACROSS NORTHERN NEVADA AS COLDER AIR FILTERS INTO THE REGION AND  
SNOW BEGINS TO ACCUMULATE WITH TEMPERATURES TUESDAY NIGHT  
DROPPING TO AROUND FREEZING. HOWEVER, ABOVE FREEZING TEMPERATURES  
ON WEDNESDAY WILL INHIBIT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON MANY ROAD SURFACES  
BUT PASSES AND SUMMITS SUCH AS PEQUOP AND EMIGRANT ON I-80 WILL  
BE OF CONCERN.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTERS ARE ASKED TO REPORT WEATHER PHENOMENA ACCORDING TO  
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE.  
 

 
 
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