205  
FXUS65 KLKN 211010  
AFDLKN  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
210 AM PST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A STORM SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD SNOW ACROSS  
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA LATER TODAY AND MONDAY. A STRONGER  
STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION ON THURSDAY BRINGING MORE  
SNOW.  
 

 
   
SHORT TERM
 
TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.  
 
A WEAK STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO NORTHWEST NV LATER  
TODAY THEN ACROSS THE REST OF NORTHERN AND MOST OF CENTRAL NV  
TONIGHT AND INTO MONDAY. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ON THE  
LIGHT SIDE WITH GENERALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS OF NORTHERN  
NV AND LESS THAN AN INCH IN CENTRAL NV. BREEZY WINDS IN NORTHERN  
NEVADA WILL ACCOMPANY THE PASSAGE OF THE STORM SYSTEM. DRY  
WEATHER WILL RETURN AS A RIDGE BUILD ACROSS THE REGION ON MONDAY.  
THERE WILL STILL BE ENOUGH REMNANT MOISTURE TO CAUSE SNOW SHOWERS  
IN NORTHERN NEVADA ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.  
   
LONG TERM
 
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH NEXT SUNDAY. BACKED OFF ON POPS  
FOR THE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING PERIODS AS LATEST  
MODEL RUNS DEPICT A SLOWER ARRIVAL AND PASSAGE OF THE NEXT  
TROUGH. THIS NEXT SYSTEM IS CURRENTLY PROGGED TO DROP INTO  
HUMBOLDT COUNTY ON WEDNESDAY, AND PROGRESS SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS  
THE CWA THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. SLIGHT ADJUSTMENTS HAVE ALSO  
BEEN MADE TO QPF AND SNOW AMOUNTS FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
COOL WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LINGERING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT OR  
EARLY FRIDAY BEFORE THE BROAD TROUGH EXITS EAST INTO UTAH AS WEAK  
RIDGING BEGINS TO BUILD IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST. SATURDAY AND  
SUNDAY CURRENTLY LOOK TO BE DRY ACROSS THE CWA.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED AT ALL TERMINALS THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON. A WEAK SYSTEM WILL BRING THE RETURN OF LIGHT SNOW TO  
THE VICINITY OF KWMC BY 03Z, REACHING THE VICINITY OF KEKO BY  
AROUND 05Z.  
 

 
   
LKN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
NONE.  

 
 

 
 
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