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FNUS55 KLKN 200934  
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
CLEARING SKIES IN THE WAKE OF AN EXITING STORM SYSTEM  
AND WARMING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS THE STATE.  
WARM CONDITIONS ALONG WITH LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND. A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL PASS ACROSS NORTHERN  
NEVADA BRINGING A RAIN SHOWERS LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY BEFORE DRY  
WEATHER RETURNS FOR THE MIDDLE PART OF THE WEEK.  
 
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  
 
NVZ467-202315-  
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........60-70.  
MID SLOPE........54-64.  
24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........16-22%.  
MID SLOPE........19-26%.  
24 HR TREND......30% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........37-42.  
MID SLOPE........42-50.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........71-81%.  
MID SLOPE........58-68%.  
24 HR TREND......2% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........65-75.  
MID SLOPE........60-70.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........17-25%.  
MID SLOPE........23-33%.  
24 HR TREND......6% WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-44. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 65-75. . UPSLOPE/UP  
VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37-42. HIGHS 65-75.  
.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39-44. HIGHS 65-75. .    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 41-46.  
HIGHS 66-76. .    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 43-48.  
HIGHS 67-77. .  
 

 
 
NVZ468-202315-  
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........61-66.  
MID SLOPE........50-60.  
24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........18-25%.  
MID SLOPE........24-31%.  
24 HR TREND......29% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH  
BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........34-39.  
MID SLOPE........41-49.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........70-80%.  
MID SLOPE........57-67%.  
24 HR TREND......22% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........63-73.  
MID SLOPE........57-67.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........19-28%.  
MID SLOPE........25-33%.  
24 HR TREND......5% WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-41. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 65-75. . UPSLOPE/UP  
VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37-42. HIGHS 65-75.  
.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36-41. HIGHS 64-74. .    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39-44.  
HIGHS 67-77. .    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 40-45.  
HIGHS 68-78. .  
 

 
 
NVZ469-202315-  
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........59-64.  
MID SLOPE........50-60.  
24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........24-31%.  
MID SLOPE........28-38%.  
24 HR TREND......15% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........31-36.  
MID SLOPE........37-45.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........70-80%.  
MID SLOPE........57-67%.  
24 HR TREND......13% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........59-69.  
MID SLOPE........55-65.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........24-33%.  
MID SLOPE........27-37%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-40. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 63-73. . UPSLOPE/UP  
VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37-42. HIGHS 63-73.  
.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35-40. HIGHS 60-70. .    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37-42.  
HIGHS 64-74. .    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38-43. HIGHS 64-74. .  
 

 
 
NVZ470-202315-  
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........58-63.  
MID SLOPE........49-59.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........23-29%.  
MID SLOPE........27-34%.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........32-37.  
MID SLOPE........38-46.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........65-75%.  
MID SLOPE........55-65%.  
24 HR TREND......18% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS  
AROUND 25 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........63-68.  
MID SLOPE........54-64.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........20-29%.  
MID SLOPE........24-34%.  
24 HR TREND......2% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-46. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 66-71. . UPSLOPE/UP  
VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36-46. HIGHS 61-71.  
.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 59-69. .    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35-45.  
HIGHS 61-71. .    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38-48.  
HIGHS 62-72. .  
 

 
 
NVZ454-202315-  
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........56-66.  
MID SLOPE........52-62.  
24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........21-27%.  
MID SLOPE........26-33%.  
24 HR TREND......34% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH  
BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH  
GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........32-37.  
MID SLOPE........37-45.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........76-86%.  
MID SLOPE........64-74%.  
24 HR TREND......14% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........67-72.  
MID SLOPE........58-68.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........18-24%.  
MID SLOPE........22-31%.  
24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-41. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 65-75. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO  
8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 37-42. HIGHS 65-75.  
.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37-42. HIGHS 65-75. .    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39-44.  
HIGHS 66-76. .    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39-44.  
HIGHS 68-78. .  
 

 
 
NVZ455-202315-  
WHITE PINE COUNTY-  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........55-65.  
MID SLOPE........51-61.  
24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........21-27%.  
MID SLOPE........26-36%.  
24 HR TREND......3% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...BREEZY. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........27-37.  
MID SLOPE........34-44.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........68-78%.  
MID SLOPE........58-68%.  
24 HR TREND......20% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........65-70.  
MID SLOPE........56-66.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........16-23%.  
MID SLOPE........19-27%.  
24 HR TREND......5% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-41. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 65-75. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO  
8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 68-78.  
.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39-44. HIGHS 68-78. .    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42-47. HIGHS 69-79. .    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40-45. HIGHS 69-79. .  
 

 
 
NVZ457-202315-  
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50-  
234 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........59-69.  
MID SLOPE........52-62.  
24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........17-27%.  
MID SLOPE........22-32%.  
24 HR TREND......2% WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........29-39.  
MID SLOPE........34-44.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........66-76%.  
MID SLOPE........55-65%.  
24 HR TREND......31% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO  
5 MPH.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
VALLEYS..........66-76.  
MID SLOPE........59-69.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........  
VALLEYS..........13-21%.  
MID SLOPE........17-26%.  
24 HR TREND......10% DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-45. . DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY  
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 71-81. . UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO  
8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 36-46. HIGHS 71-81.  
.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 71-81. .    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 41-51.  
HIGHS 71-81. .    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.  
HIGHS 71-81. .  
 

 
 
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