994  
FNUS55 KLKN 160859  
FWFLKN  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
MOSTLY SUNNY AND WARMER THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT  
WEEK. CLOUDS SPREAD INTO NORTHWESTERN NV EARLY THURSDAY, THEN  
LOWER AND EXPAND SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT  
INTO FRIDAY AS A FRONTAL PASSAGE BRINGS SHOWERS TO THE REGION.  
PRECIPITATION ENDS FROM WEST TO EAST FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY  
WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES NEXT WEEKEND.  
 
NOTE: SEE FIRE WEATHER DISCUSSION IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
FOR MORE INFO  
NOTE: THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
NOTE: CWR MEANS PRECIPITATION TOTALS WILL BE MORE THAN 0.10 INCHES  
NOTE: WINDS IN THE EXTENDED FORECAST ARE AVERAGE DAYTIME WINDS  
 
NVZ467-162315-  
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........69-74.  
MID SLOPE........58-68.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........11-16%.  
MID SLOPE........13-18%.  
24 HR TREND......2% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........28-38.  
MID SLOPE........36-46.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........39-49%.  
MID SLOPE........20-30%.  
24 HR TREND......8% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........72-77.  
MID SLOPE........63-73.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........10-15%.  
MID SLOPE........13-18%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29-39. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 67-77. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS  
4 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36-46. HIGHS  
67-77. .    
FRIDAY
 
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 39-44. HIGHS 56-66. .    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 30-35. HIGHS  
51-61. .    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26-36. HIGHS 55-65. .  
 

 
 
NVZ468-162315-  
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........67-72.  
MID SLOPE........57-67.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........11-16%.  
MID SLOPE........13-18%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........28-38.  
MID SLOPE........36-46.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........46-56%.  
MID SLOPE........27-37%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........70-75.  
MID SLOPE........62-72.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........10-15%.  
MID SLOPE........13-18%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28-38. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 66-76. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS  
4 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39-44. HIGHS 66-76. .    
FRIDAY
 
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 39-44. HIGHS 55-65. .    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 28-33. HIGHS  
50-60. .    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-35. HIGHS 55-65. .  
 

 
 
NVZ469-162315-  
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........68-73.  
MID SLOPE........59-69.  
24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........11-16%.  
MID SLOPE........12-17%.  
24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........32-37.  
MID SLOPE........38-46.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........43-53%.  
MID SLOPE........31-41%.  
24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........64-74.  
MID SLOPE........60-70.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........10-15%.  
MID SLOPE........13-18%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH  
BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28-38. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 62-72. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS  
4 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32-42. HIGHS 62-72. .    
FRIDAY
 
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 53-63. .    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 21-31. HIGHS  
48-58. .    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23-33. HIGHS 52-62. .  
 

 
 
NVZ470-162315-  
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........62-72.  
MID SLOPE........59-69.  
24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........11-20%.  
MID SLOPE........14-21%.  
24 HR TREND......6% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........27-37.  
MID SLOPE........34-44.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........44-54%.  
MID SLOPE........31-41%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........63-73.  
MID SLOPE........59-69.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........11-18%.  
MID SLOPE........12-18%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29-39. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 61-71. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS  
4 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 62-72. .    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 57-67.  
.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 26-36. HIGHS  
52-62. .    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26-36. HIGHS 51-61. .  
 

 
 
NVZ454-162315-  
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........69-74.  
MID SLOPE........61-71.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........8-13%.  
MID SLOPE........10-15%.  
24 HR TREND......2% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........30-35.  
MID SLOPE........33-43.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........38-48%.  
MID SLOPE........30-40%.  
24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........70-75.  
MID SLOPE........61-71.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........9-14%.  
MID SLOPE........11-16%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28-38. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 64-74. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS  
4 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38-43. HIGHS 64-74. .    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 38-43. HIGHS 58-68.  
.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 23-33. HIGHS  
50-60. .    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28-33. HIGHS 55-65. .  
 

 
 
NVZ455-162315-  
WHITE PINE COUNTY-  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........66-76.  
MID SLOPE........61-71.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........8-13%.  
MID SLOPE........9-14%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........26-36.  
MID SLOPE........35-45.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........40-50%.  
MID SLOPE........27-37%.  
24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........67-77.  
MID SLOPE........63-73.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........8-13%.  
MID SLOPE........9-14%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27-37. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 64-74. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS  
4 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 67-77. .    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 62-72.  
.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 23-33. HIGHS  
55-65. .    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23-33. HIGHS 59-69. .  
 

 
 
NVZ457-162315-  
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-  
159 AM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........71-76.  
MID SLOPE........63-73.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........6-11%.  
MID SLOPE........8-13%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........28-38.  
MID SLOPE........36-46.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........32-42%.  
MID SLOPE........19-29%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........69-79.  
MID SLOPE........64-74.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........7-12%.  
MID SLOPE........9-14%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30-40. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 67-77. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS  
4 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 69-79. .    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 61-71.  
.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 24-34. HIGHS  
57-67. .    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27-37. HIGHS 59-69. .  
 

 
 
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