365  
FXUS65 KLKN 221033  
AFDLKN  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
233 AM PST TUE JAN 22 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A WEAK WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING A FEW LIGHT SNOW  
SHOWERS TO THE MOUNTAINS OF FAR NORTHERN NEVADA WEDNESDAY.  
OTHERWISE, EXPECT GRADUALLY WARMING TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND WITH DRY CONDITIONS.  
 

 
   
SHORT TERM
 
TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY. DRY CONDITIONS UNDER  
PERSISTENT NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEAK  
SHORT WAVE ALONG SOME MOISTURE WILL BRING A FEW LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS  
TO THE MOUNTAINS OF FAR NORTHERN NEVADA WEDNESDAY. OTHERWISE, DRY  
CONDTIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY. SOME SNOW MELT TODAY MAY  
ALONG WITH A BUILDING RIDGE AND SUBSIDENCE INVERSION COULD  
PROMOTE THE FORMATION OF MORNING VALLEY FOG EARLY FOR THE NEXT FEW  
DAYS. COLD NIGHTS AND COOL DAYS ARE IN STORE THROUGH THURSDAY.  
   
LONG TERM
 
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH NEXT MONDAY. RIDGE ALONG THE  
WEST COAST THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A DRY  
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW OVER NV. THE RIDGE WEAKENS ON SATURDAY THEN  
REBUILDS ONCE AGAIN ALONG THE WEST COAST LATE SUNDAY. JET ENERGY  
SLIDES DOWN THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE RIDGE AND OVER NV SUNDAY NIGHT  
INTO MONDAY WHICH MAY LEAD TO A LITTLE LIGHT PRECIPITATION OVER  
NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY. OTHERWISE DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS WITH  
TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE EXTENDED PERIOD.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
LOW CHANCE OF FOG IN VC OF KEKO & KELY BEFORE SUNRISE  
THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE, VFR CONDITIONS FOR ALL STATIONS THROUGH  
TONIGHT.  
 

 
   
LKN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
NONE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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