217  
FNUS75 KLKN 151558  
FWSLKN  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR ECHO FIRE...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
858 AM PDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0900 PDT ON JULY 15.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY
 
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY  
EVENING...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
DRY THIS MORNING BUT EXPECT ISOLATED TO SCATTERED  
DRY THUNDERSTORMS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH GUSTY OUTFLOW  
WINDS A GOOD POSSIBILITY. ISOLATED DRY STORM THREAT WILL LIKELY LINGER  
THROUGH THE NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING BEFORE MORE SCATTERED DRY STORMS  
WITH GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.  
ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....5%.  
LAL.................6.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........19-25%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....10%.  
LAL.................6.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-66.  
MAX HUMIDITY........48-56%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS  
UP TO 20 MPH FROM THE NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....10%.  
LAL.................6.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-27%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS SOUTH BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON 7 TO 13 MPH.  
GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3.  
 

 
FORECASTER...SLAGLE  
REQUESTED BY...MATT HUNDT  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1812847.0/LKN  
.DELDT 07/15/18  
.EMAIL MHUNDT@FS.FED.US  
 
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