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Fire Weather Forecast for NVZ464

 
 FNUS55 KVEF 161156
FWFVEF

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southern Nevada
Northwest Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
356 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...Gusty north winds will spread across the area behind a
cold front today and tonight, lingering into Sunday. Precipitation
chances will be limited to mainly central Nye and Lincoln Counties
today and this evening. Dry conditions are expected Sunday through
Tuesday with warming temperatures and lighter winds Monday and
Tuesday. Another cold front will bring precipitation chances to
portions of the area Wednesday through Thursday with winds picking
up once again, especially Thursday.


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

 NVZ463-464-170045-
Sheep Range-Spring Mountains-
356 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature:
* 7000 feet.......43-48.
* 24 hr trend.....On average down 6 degrees.
* Min humidity:
* 7000 feet.......15-20 percent.
* 24 hr trend.....On average up 8 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Upper slopes....North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in
the afternoon.
* 10000 ft msl....West 15 to 25 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in
the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)....5 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation.........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature:
* 7000 feet.......14-19.
* 24 hr trend.....On average down 10 degrees.
* Max humidity:
* 7000 feet.......62-67 percent.
* 24 hr trend.....On average up 29 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Upper slopes....North winds 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft msl....North 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature:
* 7000 feet.......40-45.
* 24 hr trend.....On average down 3 degrees.
* Min humidity:
* 7000 feet.......26-31 percent.
* 24 hr trend.....On average up 9 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Upper slopes....North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35
mph.
* 10000 ft msl....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2.
* Mixing height.......3700 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation.........Fair.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in the
40s. North winds 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s to lower 50s. East winds 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s.
Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. South wind around 10 mph.

 
NOTE: Mixing height...transport winds and ventilation category for
each zone are based on the following points:

Nevada Zone 466 - Laughlin-Bullhead City vicinity
California Zone 229 - Laughlin-Bullhead City vicinity
Arizona Zone 101 - Laughlin-Bullhead City vicinity
Arizona Zone 102 - Kingman vicinity
Nevada Zone 460 - Oriental Wash RAWS vicinity
Nevada Zone 461 - Kane Springs RAWS vicinity
Nevada Zone 462 - Desert Rock vicinity
Nevada Zone 463, 464 - Kyle Canyon vicinity
Nevada Zone 465 - Las Vegas vicinity

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