Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KLKN 032005

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Elko NV
105 PM PDT Mon Oct 3 2022

.SYNOPSIS...Mostly sunny, dry conditions, light winds with
temperatures trending above normal throughout the week.


.SHORT TERM...Tonight through Tuesday night

Upper level ridge of high pressure currently over the west coast
will slowly build into Nevada keeping the Silver State under NW
flow pattern aloft. Surface winds will remain light under this
pattern with WNW to NW winds of 5 to 15 MPH with an occasional
gusts up to 20 MPH possible. Temperatures will be above normal,
with highs ranging from the lower 70s to low 80s, while overnight
lows will range from the upper 30s to upper 40s.

.LONG TERM...Wednesday through next Monday

A ridging pattern will remain firmly in place over the West
through the extended period. This will bring dry conditions and
light winds with above normal high temperatures in the mid 70`s to
lower 80`s and lows mainly in the 30`s and 40`s.


.AVIATION...VFR conditions are expected at all terminals through
the next 24 hours.


.FIRE WEATHER...Quiet weather with dry conditions under high
pressure for all zones. Temperatures will be above normal this
week as winds remain light out of the NW at 5 to 15 MPH with
gusts around 20 MPH.




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