Weather Service Report


873 
FXUS65 KLKN 062231
AFDLKN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
231 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY AND TRANQUIL
CONDITIONS THROUGH NEXT WEEK. 
&&

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. UPPER RIDGE WITH AXIS ALONG
THE COAST WILL AMPLIFY DURING THE NEXT 36 HOURS. THIS WILL RESULT
IN DECREASING HIGH CLOUDINESS ACROSS THE AREA WITH MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WITH RIDGE IN PLACE INVERSIONS WILL
REIGN SUPREME OVER THE SNOW COVERED VALLEYS. THESE VALLEYS WILL
ONLY SEE A VERY GRADUAL WARMING TREND OF A DEGREE OR TWO EACH DAY.
THE FEW AREAS THAT ARE SNOW FREE WILL SEE DAYTIME TEMPS JUMP
CONSIDERABLY REACHING NEAR 50 BY TUESDAY. 

.LONG TERM...TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH NEXT SATURDAY. THE MODELS ARE IN
PRETTY GOOD AGREEMENT FOR THE LONG TERM PERIOD. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BE IN CONTROL BRINGING MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES OVER CENTRAL NEVADA AND A
SLIGHTLY WARMER REGIME DURING THE DAY. THE RIDGE WILL BE IN A DE-
AMPLIFICATION PROCESS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PERIOD AND WILL REMAIN
IN A RELATIVELY LOW AMPLIFICATION MODE THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS COULD
LEAD TO DIRTIER FLOW OVER NORTHERN NEVADA...THAT IS...MORE
CLOUDINESS. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL STILL BE VERY COLD AS HEAT RADIATES
OUT EFFICIENTLY EARLY EACH EVENING. DAYTIME HIGHS WILL ONLY INCH
UPWARD SLOWLY EACH DAY...MITIGATED BY THE DENSE SNOWPACK. CONSENSUS
IS FOR THE RIDGE TO BREAK DOWN ENOUGH BY NEXT WEEKEND TO ALLOW A
SHORT WAVE TROUGH TO BRING SOME LIGHT SHOWER ACTIVITY TO THE GREAT
BASIN. GENERALLY...HIGHS WILL GENTLY TOUCH THE 40 DEGREE MARK WITH
LOWS DIPPING INTO THE TEENS AND 20S. FOG MAY BECOME AN ISSUE AS THE
WEEK WEARS ON DUE TO THE INCREASED RELEASE OF MOISTURE FROM THE
SNOWPACK.
&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT KWMC KEKO KELY AND KTPH
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
&&

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

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