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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Reno Nevada
215 am PDT Wednesday Oct 7 2015


High pressure over the region will lead to warm and dry conditions
the rest of the week. Afternoon highs may approach record levels
Friday and Saturday. Dry conditions persist into early next week
with clouds increasing by middle week.


Short term...

Flat ridging will be the primary weather feature through the short
term. Weather parameters will be characterized by unseasonably
warm afternoon highs, especially Friday into Saturday, with light
winds and mostly clear skies while developing very dry surface
conditions. Temperatures Friday will approach daily high records
for several locations including Reno as mixing increases. Highs
will warm from the low/middle 80s today up to around 90 by Friday
afternoon. Boyd

Long term...Saturday through Tuesday...

No changes were made. High pressure will flatten slightly sun-Monday as
a low amplitude and progressive shortwave trough passes to the north
of the region. This trough will have minimal impact, a slight
cooling and slight uptick in wind. Partly cloudy and very warm
temperatures will best sum things up. Temperatures will remain near
record levels from I-80 southward for Saturday with upper 80s to
around 90 for western Nevada valleys. The upper low which brought some
rain and high elevation snow earlier this week to parts of the
Sierra is forecast to drop south into Mexico and then retrograde
back toward Baja California early next week before getting pulled northeast
into the Desert Southwest at some point from Wed-Fri. This could
eventually bring some showers back to the Sierra and parts of
western NV, mainly south of Highway 50. Confidence in the exact
track and timing remains low. Hohmann



Patchy fog/freezing fog are possible around ktrk early each morning,
burning off around 16z. Otherwise VFR with light winds through
Saturday. Mittelstadt/hohmann


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