065  
FXUS65 KLKN 201143  
AFDLKN  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
443 AM PDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
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.  
 

 
   
SHORT TERM
 
TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. MID-LEVEL LOW AND ASSOCIATED  
PRECIPITATION CONTINUES EASTWARD INTO UT. EXPECT CLEARING SKIES  
AND REBOUNDING TEMPERATURES TODAY AND SATURDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE  
60S AND 70S. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL TAPER OFF THIS MORNING  
ACROSS EASTERN ELKO COUNTY. A QUICK MOVING DISTURBANCE WILL BRING  
A FEW LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS, POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS, TO  
HUMBOLDT AND ELKO COUNTY LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY MONDAY BEFORE  
MOVING OFF TO THE EAST. THIS ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY RAIN EVENT WILL  
NOT BE VERY IMPACTFUL WITH ONLY A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF PRECIPITATION  
EXPECTED.  
   
LONG TERM
 
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH NEXT FRIDAY. MODELS HAVE COME  
INTO BETTER AGREEMENT TONIGHT, BUT SKEPTICISM IS STILL BUILT INTO  
THE FORECAST. KEPT POPS/WEATHER IN THE 5-15 RANGE UNTIL BETTER RUN  
TO RUN CONSISTENCY EXISTS. BOTH THE EURO/GFS NOW AGREE ON A RIDGE  
BUILDING INTO THE REGION WITH A LARGE CLOSED LOW APPROACHING THE  
CALI COAST THURSDAY. ANY POTENTIAL WEATHER IMPACTS WOULD NOT BE  
UNTIL THE WEEKEND AND LOW CONFIDENCE EXISTS AT THIS TIME.  
 
DURING THE EXTENDED, DAYTIME HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 60S/70S AND  
OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE IN THE 30S/40S. IN FACT, SOME VALLEY  
LOCATIONS BELOW 4500FT COULD SEE TEMPS APPROACH 80 DEGREES BY THE  
MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
THE STORM SYSTEM CONTINUES TO PULL AWAY FROM THE STATE  
AND WINDS ARE DECREASING ACROSS THE REGION. VFR IS EXPECTED  
THROUGH THE NEXT 24HRS AT ALL TAF LOCATIONS.  
 

 
   
LKN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN ELKO  
COUNTY.  
 

 
 

 
 
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