333  
FNUS55 KVEF 230949  
FWFVEF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHERN NEVADA  
NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
DISCUSSION
 
MILD TEMPERATURES AND DRY WEATHER ARE EXPECTED  
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. INCREASING WINDS ARE POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS  
ON SUNDAY BUT AREA WIDE BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON  
MONDAY ALONG WITH INCREASING PRECIPITATION CHANCES AS EASTERN  
PACIFIC AND CANADIAN LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS MERGE AND MOVE ACROSS  
THE AREA.  
 
NOTE: THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
 
NOTE: PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS AT:  
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/VEF/FIRE.PHP  
 
AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-240030-  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-AZ SIDE-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-  
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024 /249 AM MST FRI FEB 23 2024/  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....72-77.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....15-23 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....46-51.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....39-44 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 8 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....75-80.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....14-23 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 15 TO  
25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION.........MARGINAL.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. SOUTH  
WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S  
TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND  
10 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
AZZ102-240030-  
NORTHWEST DESERTS/NORTHWEST PLATEAU-  
249 AM MST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......71-76.  
* 6000 FEET.......52-57.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......13-22 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......21-27 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 10 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......39-44.  
* 6000 FEET.......26-31.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......36-41 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......44-49 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 15 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 3000 FEET.......72-77.  
* 6000 FEET.......56-61.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 3000 FEET.......15-21 PERCENT.  
* 6000 FEET.......20-26 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........MARGINAL.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO  
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S TO LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ465-240030-  
CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......65-70.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-23 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......39-44.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......41-46 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 10 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......66-71.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-23 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........POOR.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ463-464-240030-  
SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......48-53.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......26-34 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 15 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......27-32.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......39-44 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 26 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....EAST WINDS 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 7000 FEET.......51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 7000 FEET.......27-33 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* VENTILATION.........FAIR.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER  
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ461-240030-  
LINCOLN COUNTY/ELY DISPATCH-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......62-67.  
* 7000 FEET.......47-52.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-22 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......26-35 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......34-39.  
* 7000 FEET.......25-30.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......46-51 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......53-58 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 10 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......64-69.  
* 7000 FEET.......51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-20 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......22-30 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING  
BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........MARGINAL.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. HIGHS  
IN THE 60S. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO  
MID 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ462-240030-  
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......64-69.  
* 7000 FEET.......47-52.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-23 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......23-32 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 6 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENTILATION.........FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......36-41.  
* 7000 FEET.......28-33.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......48-53 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......52-57 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 8 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......66-71.  
* 7000 FEET.......51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......17-23 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......21-29 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........FAIR.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S  
TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID  
50S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
NVZ460-240030-  
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......59-64.  
* 7000 FEET.......46-51.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......19-22 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......28-38 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 6 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING EAST UP TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........MARGINAL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......31-36.  
* 7000 FEET.......27-32.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......55-60 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......50-55 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 8 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* 4000 FEET.......61-66.  
* 7000 FEET.......50-55.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* 4000 FEET.......18-21 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......23-33 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 3 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH UP TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH UP TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION.........MARGINAL.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S  
TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S.  
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ226-240030-  
OWENS VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....59-64.  
* 7000 FEET.......44-49.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....25-33 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......36-46 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 4 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....31-36.  
* 7000 FEET.......11-16.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....53-58 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......51-56 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 19 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* UPPER SLOPES....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST UP  
TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....62-67.  
* 7000 FEET.......48-53.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....21-27 PERCENT.  
* 7000 FEET.......31-39 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 5 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* SLOPE/VALLEY....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST UP  
TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* UPPER SLOPES....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO  
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ227-240030-  
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....72-77.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....17-21 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 4 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....39-44 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 6 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....74-79.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....17-21 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S  
TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND  
10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
CAZ228-240030-  
MOJAVE DESERT INCLUDING MORONGO VALLEY/YUCCA VALLEY-  
149 AM PST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....69-74.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....17-25 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 9 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....42-47.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....40-45 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....ON AVERAGE DOWN 13 PERCENT.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....70-75.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY:  
* VALLEY FLOOR....16-24 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND.....LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND (SLOPE/VALLEY=20 FT, 10 MIN AVG):  
* VALLEY FLOOR....NORTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 70S. SOUTH WIND UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO  
15 MPH.  
 

 
 
NOTE: MIXING HEIGHT...TRANSPORT WINDS AND VENTILATION CATEGORY FOR  
EACH FIRE ZONE ARE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING POINTS/AREAS:  
 
IN THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY:  
NVZ466-CAZ229-AZZ001 - LAUGHLIN/BULLHEAD CITY/NEEDLES  
 
IN ARIZONA:  
AZZ102 - KINGMAN VICINITY  
 
IN NEVADA:  
NVZ460 - ORIENTAL WASH RAWS VICINITY  
NVZ461 - KANE SPRINGS RAWS VICINITY  
NVZ462 - DESERT ROCK VICINITY  
NVZ463-NVZ464 - KYLE CANYON VICINITY  
NVZ465 - LAS VEGAS VICINITY  
 
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