835  
FNUS75 KLKN 191736  
FWSLKN  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH SCHELLS...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
936 AM PST FRI JAN 19 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PST ON JANUARY 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
RAIN WILL RAPIDLY CHANGE TO SNOW LATER THIS MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON FOR THE BURN  
SITE. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 12 INCHES IS LIKELY, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE 7500 FEET.  
SNOW WILL LINGER INTO SATURDAY MORNING WITH MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....100%.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44 FALLING TO MID 20S BY LATER AFTERNOON.  
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65%, MOISTENING TO 100% ALTER TODAY.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 TO  
40 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10600 FT AGL IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY  
AFTERNOON FALLING TO AROUND 1,000 TO 3,000 FEET.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 31 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW  
COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....100%.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.  
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING  
NORTH AROUND 12 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP  
TO 26 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....  
HAINES INDEX........1.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....100%.  
LAL.................MISSING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-28.  
MIN HUMIDITY........60-70%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
24 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3,000 FEET.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........MISSING.  
 

 
FORECASTER...MICHAEL  
REQUESTED BY...JOSHUA WILLIAMS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1800626.0/LKN  
.EMAIL JOSHUAWILLIAMS@FS.FED.US  
 
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