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FXUS65 KLKN 010416 AAA
AFDLKN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
916 PM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...AFTER THE SHOWERS AND ODD THUNDERSTORM LEAVES THE
STATE MONDAY NIGHT...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE
STATE THROUGH THE WEEKEND BRINGING CLEAR SKIES. THURSDAY MORNING
SHOULD BE COLD WITH WIDESPREAD FREEZING LIKELY.


&&

.UPDATE...UPDATED TONIGHT THROUGH 12Z TO ADD LOW POPS TO EASTERN
AND PARTS OF CENTRAL NEVADA. ALSO...INCLUDED A SLIGHT CHANCE
THUNDER OVER SOUTHEAST WHITE PINE COUNTY. KEPT LOW-ISH FREEZING
LEVELS IN WHICH RESULTED IN SOME ODD GRIDS WITH SNOW SHOWERS
POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN. GREAT BASIN NATL PARK MAY SEE
THUNDERSNOW UP HIGH. PRECIP SHOULD BE LIGHT.


&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED AT 211 PM /

SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER NEVADA FOR MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THURSDAY MORNING WILL BE
COLD WITH WIDESPREAD FREEZE POSSIBLE.

SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. BACKSIDE OF THE TROF WILL
KEEP LOW CLOUDS OVER EASTERN NV THIS EVENING WITH A GRADUAL
CLEARING TREND AFTER MIDNIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH
WENDOVER TO NORTHEASTERN WHITE PINE COUNTY FOR A FEW LIGHT
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY ALONG THE FRONT THIS
EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ALONG THE WEST COAST DURING THE DAY
WEDNESDAY INTO THE WEEKEND FOR DRY CONDITIONS AND A WARMING TREND.
WEDNESDAY MORNING SOME HIGHER VALLEYS OF NORTHEASTERN NV WILL SEE
FREEZING TEMPERATURES...WHILE THURSDAY MORNING FREEZING TEMPERATURES
ARE EXPECTED TO BE MORE WIDESPREAD.

LONG TERM...THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OVER
CALIFORNIA WITH COOL DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN
INTO SATURDAY RESULTING IN CLEAR SKIES AND OVERNIGHT LOWS OF UPPER
20S TO MID 30S. HIGH TEMPERATURES REBOUND BACK ABOVE NORMAL FRIDAY
UNDER THE BUILDING RIDGE. BY THE WEEKEND THE RIDGE BEGINS TO WEAKEN
AS IT DRIFTS INLAND OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN U.S. ALTHOUGH AFTERNOON
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE ABOVE NORMAL UNDER SUNNY
SKIES. MODEL SOLUTIONS BEGIN TO DIVERGE SLIGHTLY EARLY NEXT WEEK
HOWEVER AT THIS TIME STILL EXPECTING DRY CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY.

AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. LIGHT RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER NORTHEASTERN NEVADA THIS
AFTERNOON...HANGING ON ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL NEVADA INTO THE
MID-EVENING HOURS. CLEAR SKIES ACROSS REGION WEDNESDAY.

FIRE WEATHER...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH WENDOVER TO
NORTHEASTERN WHITE PINE COUNTY FOR A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THIS AREA. A RIDGE WILL BUILD ALONG THE
WEST COAST RESULTING IN A WARMING AND DRYING TREND.

&&

.LKN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

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