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|Sunrise 7:25AM||Sunset 6:02PM||Friday October 30, 2020 8:49 AM PDT (15:49 UTC)||Moonrise 4:59PM||Moonset 5:28AM||Illumination 99%|
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Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Reno NV 231 AM PDT Fri Oct 30 2020
High pressure will prevail over eastern California and western Nevada for the upcoming week. Above average high temperatures will continue through the middle of next week, with seasonably cool nights. Winds will remain generally light with no rain or snow expected.
Relatively quiet weather the next few days as high pressure over the southwest continues to strengthen. A shortwave brushing by to the north will create some breezy winds near the Oregon border, up to 20-25 mph, with some increase in fire weather concerns (see fire weather section). Unfortunately with the southwest flow, Mammoth will likely see smoke impacts from the Creek Fire again today.
Clear skies and warm afternoons are expected the next few days with well above normal high temperatures in the low to mid 70s. However, very dry air across the region will allow overnight temperatures to fall to near normal, with low 20s in mountain communities and low to mid 30s in western Nevada valleys.
A weak area of low pressure is forecast to move into southern Nevada/California over the weekend with the main impact expected to be increased cloud cover on Sunday, mainly south of highway 50. -Zach
Overall the forecast will be in somewhat of a holding pattern for much of early next week with mild afternoon temperatures and chilly mornings. Late next week the forecast holds a bit more interest as the next trough approaches the Pacific Northwest. Ensemble and deterministic solutions are still pushing a strong cold front through the region Friday into Saturday. The most likely scenario at this time will be for a significant drop in temperatures from Friday to Saturday as well as a burst of winds. While this trough will likely bring the winds and cold across the Sierra and western Nevada, the prospect for precipitation remain less certain. While there is a small chance for a wetting rain (less than 10% in Reno for now), the wind forecast does bear monitoring through the upcoming week. If the strong winds and dry conditions come to fruition, then we will be prepping for another round of critical fire conditions across the region. For additional fire concerns see the fire weather discussion below. -Edan
Generally light winds through this morning. Primary concern will be areas of smoke and haze from the Creek Fire into Mammoth and KMMH regions. Smoke or haze will be possible into the there by midday today into the afternoon, as simulations show a light southwesterly wind picking up. Primarily VFR conditions are expected, but may be periods of MVFR.
A trough pushing through the Pacific Northwest will enhance winds across far northern Nevada and along the Oregon border this afternoon and evening. Areas from SVE-WMC northward can expect this increase in breezes starting this afternoon. Mountain waves downwind of the Warner Range are possible. Otherwise, all other TAF locations, including Reno-Tahoe can plan for a slight increase in W/NW breezes this afternoon.
Lighter winds and clear conditions resume for the weekend with excellent visibility and VFR forecast for all TAF sites. -Edan
A trough and its cold front will drop through the Pac NW today and increase the winds this afternoon and evening. Primary area of concerns will be along the Oregon border in zones 270 and 458. Plan for a few hours of near-critical winds and dry conditions, but it likely will be isolated to the typically windy parts of those zones. Coverage and duration won't be enough to warrant any warnings at this time.
Looking ahead, long range simulations are trending toward the next storm for late next week that could bring fire weather issues to the region. Simulations are still hitting on Friday 11/6 for potentially critical winds for the region. Much colder air and a chance for wetting rain showers will come with this storm as well, but the prospects for wetting rain showers are pretty low confidence for now.
REV Watches/Warnings/Advisories. NV . None. CA . None.
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