675  
FXUS65 KLKN 242330  
AFDLKN  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
430 PM PDT SAT JUN 24 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE  
CLEAR SKIES TO NEVADA THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE AN APPROACHING  
PACIFIC TROUGH BRINGS INCREASING CLOUD COVER AND BRIEFLY HOTTER  
TEMPERATURES FOR SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS  
AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL ELEVATE WILDFIRE DANGER ON MONDAY  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN  
NEVADA. DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK IN THE 90S TO AROUND 100  
DEGREES ON MONDAY BEFORE COOLING DOWN TO MORE COMFORTABLE LEVELS  
BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
   
SHORT TERM
 
TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. UPPER RIDGE WILL PROVIDE  
CLEAR SKIES THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE BREAKING DOWN AND ALLOWING  
HIGH, THEN MID- LEVEL MOISTURE TO INCREASES ACROSS NEVADA SUNDAY  
INTO MONDAY AHEAD OF SHORTWAVE PACIFIC TROUGH. MAXIMUM  
TEMPERATURES WILL ONCE AGAIN SOAR INTO THE 90S TO AROUND 100  
DEGREES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY AFTERNOON. SUFFICIENT MID-LEVEL  
MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL EXIST ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN  
AND CENTRAL NEVADA, PARTICULARLY IN AND AROUND THE MOUNTAINS OF  
EUREKA AND ELKO COUNTIES FOR ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP  
AND PRODUCE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES AND LOCALLY STRONG  
OUTFLOW WINDS DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. IN ADDITION,  
MANY LOCATIONS WILL SEE SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS ON MONDAY  
AFTERNOON AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE.  
   
LONG TERM
 
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SOME MOISTURE AND  
INSTABILITY WILL CONTINUE ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST NV THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY FOR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES WILL COOL DOWN  
TO NEAR NORMAL AS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TO THE NORTH WILL BRING IN  
SOME COOLER AIR. THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW  
WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
VFR CONDITIONS NEXT 24 HOURS UNDER CLEAR SKIES AND  
MOSTLY LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
   
FIRE WEATHER
 
NO SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER IMPACTS NOW THROUGH  
SUNDAY NIGHT AS CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES CONTINUE ALONG WITH  
VERY WARM TEMPERATURES, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES, AND GENERALLY  
LIGHT WINDS. FOCUS IS ON MONDAY, PARTICULARLY DURING THE AFTERNOON  
AND EVENING HOURS AS SUFFICIENT MID-LEVEL MOISTURE AND  
INSTABILITY WILL EXIST TO TRIGGER ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS  
CAPABLE PRODUCING OF CLOUD-TO-GROUND-LIGHTNING STRIKES AND  
LOCALLY STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND  
NORTHERN NEVADA. TO COMPOUND MATTERS, SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED  
TO INCREASE TO AROUND 20 MPH FOR THE LATER HALF OF THE AFTERNOON  
AND EARLY EVENING WITH GUSTS TO AROUND OR A BIT ABOVE 30 MPH  
LIKELY. AS A RESULT, A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR  
LIGHTNING FOR FWZS 454, 469, AND 470; AND FOR WINDS FOR FWZS 468  
AND 467.  
 

 
   
LKN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING  
FOR CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-CENTRAL AND WESTERN  
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND  
NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY.  
 

 
 

 
 
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