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Area Forecast Discussion (AFD)

Issued by Elko, NV (LKN)

FXUS65 KLKN 191000

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Elko NV
300 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Clear, calm, and dry weather is expected for Nevada 
for the week. Afternoon highs will be warm with readings in the 
90s across the valley locations.


.SHORT TERM...Today through Tuesday. Not much going on at this
time with a few high clouds seen in northern Nevada. The weather
will be quiet through the short term with some breezy afternoon
winds. Highs each day will be in the 90s in the valleys with lows
in the 40s and 50s. 

.LONG TERM...Tuesday night through next Sunday. Dry with above
normal temperatures Tuesday night into Wednesday across northern
and central Nevada. Wednesday evening and night a dry front will
pass west to east just north of Humboldt and Elko Counties. Should
see some increased cloud cover with the passing system, however
no precipitation is expected. Depending on the amount of mid to
upper level clouds associated with this weak system, low
temperatures early Thursday morning may be a couple degrees warmer
than recent nights. Thursday through the weekend temperatures 
will be roughly 10 degrees above normal with continued dry 
conditions as high pressure settles in over the CWA.


.AVIATION...Very dry and stable weather with above normal
temperatures continue. Some afternoon gusts with a few clouds are
also likely.

Note: KBAM AMD NOT SKED due to missing clouds/cigs.


.FIRE WEATHER...Quiet conditions will continue for all fire zones
through the week. Some afternoon breezes will be possible. Highs
will be in the 90s with minimum relative humidity values in the
single digits to teens.