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Fire Weather Forecast for NVZ465

 
 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

 NVZ465-170045-
Clark and SW Lincoln County Deserts/Las Vegas Dispatch-
356 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max temperature:
* 4000 feet.......56-61.
* 24 hr trend.....On average down 4 degrees.
* Min humidity:
* 4000 feet.......14-19 percent.
* 24 hr trend.....On average up 3 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley....Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming north around
10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft msl....West 20 to 30 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph
in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Light winds becoming north 10 to 15 knots in
the afternoon.
* Ventilation.........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature:
* 4000 feet.......28-33.
* 24 hr trend.....On average down 3 degrees.
* Max humidity:
* 4000 feet.......41-46 percent.
* 24 hr trend.....On average up 11 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley....North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft msl....North 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature:
* 4000 feet.......54-59.
* 24 hr trend.....On average down 2 degrees.
* Min humidity:
* 4000 feet.......18-23 percent.
* 24 hr trend.....On average up 4 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley....North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft msl....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3.
* Mixing height.......5500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation.........Good.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in the
lower to mid 50s. North winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Highs in
the mid 50s to lower 60s. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. South wind up to 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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