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Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in the South; Another Pacific Storm Moves into the West

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across parts of the Southern Plains into the lower Mississippi Valley. Locally heavy rain will impact the central Gulf Coast. Another Pacific storm will produce moderate to heavy precipitation amounts into northern California and southwestern Oregon. Read More >

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February 2024 climate summary for northeastern and central Nevada, which on average was warmer, wetter, and except for Ely, less snowier than normal. February 2024 in Elko was warmer, wetter, but less snowier than normal. The average temperature in Elko during February 2024 was 35.4 degrees, which is 3.8 degrees above the normal of 31.6 degrees. The total precipitation was 1.47 inches, which is 0.58 inches above the normal of 0.89 inches and 165 percent of normal precipitation. The total snowfall was 3.8 inches, which is 3.0 inches below the normal of 6.8 inches and 56 percent of normal snowfall. The period of record for the Elko area began in 1888 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. February 2024 in Ely was warmer, wetter, and snowier than normal. The average temperature in Ely during February 2024 was 32.5 degrees, which is 2.5 degrees above the normal of 30.0 degrees. The total precipitation was 1.18 inches, which is 0.34 inches above the normal of 0.84 inches and 141 percent of normal precipitation. The total snowfall was 12.1 inches, which is 3.0 inches above the normal of 9.1 inches and 133 percent of normal snowfall. The period of record for the Ely area began in 1893 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. February 2024 at Eureka airport was warmer and wetter than normal. The average temperature in Eureka during February 2024 was 34.0 degrees, which is 4.5 degrees above the normal of 29.5 degrees, this makes February 2024 the 9th warmest on record. The total precipitation was 0.99 inches, which is 0.21 inches above the normal of 0.78 inches and 127 percent of normal precipitation. The period of record for the Eureka airport began in 1997 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. February 2024 in Tonopah airport was warmer and wetter than normal. The average temperature in Tonopah during February 2024 was 37.4 degrees, which is 0.2 degrees above the normal of 37.2 degrees. The total precipitation was a 1.06 inches, which is 0.53 inches above the normal of 0.53 inches and 200 percent of normal precipitation. The period of record for the Tonopah airport began in 1954 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. February 2024 in Winnemucca warmer, wetter, but less snowier than normal. The average temperature in Winnemucca during February 2024 was 38.5 degrees, which is 1.9 degrees above the normal of 36.6 degrees. The total precipitation was 1.31 inches, which is 0.60 inches above the normal of 0.71 inches and 185 percent of normal precipitation. The total snowfall was 2.4 inches, which is 1.3 inches below the normal of 3.7 inches and 65 percent of normal. The period of record for the Winnemucca Area began in 1877 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020.
Climate summary for meteorological Winter, December 2023 through February 2024, for NE Nevada which overall was warmer, wetter, but less snowier than normal. Elko was warmer, wetter, but less snowier than normal for Meteorological Winter 2023-24. The average temperature was 33.6 degrees, which is 5.2 degrees above the normal of 28.4 degrees, making Winter 2023-24 the 5th warmest on record. The total precipitation was 4.91 inches, which is 1.63 inches above, or 150 percent of, the normal of 3.28 inches. The total snowfall was 20.2 inches, which is 7.2 inches below, or 74 percent of, the normal of 27.4 inches. The period of record for the Elko area began in 1888 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. Ely was warmer, wetter, but less snowier than normal for Meteorological Winter 2023-24. The average temperature in Ely was 31.1 degrees, which is 3.5 degrees above the normal of 27.6 degrees, making Winter 2023-24 the 6th warmest on record. The total precipitation was 2.90 inches, which is 0.34 inches above, or 115 percent of, the normal 2.26 inches. The total snowfall was 26.9 inches, which is 2.3 inches below, or 92 percent of, the normal of 29.2 inches. The period of record for the Ely area began in 1893 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. Eureka was warmer and wetter than normal for Meteorological Winter 2023-24. The average temperature was 32.3 degrees, which is 5.3 degrees above the normal of 27 degrees, making Winter 2023-24 the 2nd warmest on record. The total precipitation was 2.74 inches, which is 0.42 inches above, or 118 percent of, the normal of 2.32 inches. The period of record for the Eureka airport began in 1997 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. Tonopah was warmer and wetter than normal for Meteorological Winter 2023-24. The average temperature in Tonopah was 36.8 degrees, which is 2.3 degrees above the normal of 34.5 degrees, making the Winter of 2023-24 the 8th warmest on record. The total precipitation was 1.85 inches, which is 0.61 inches above, or 149 percent of, the normal of 1.24 inches. The period of record for the Tonopah airport began in 1954 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. Winnemucca was warmer, wetter, but slightly less snowier than normal for Meteorological Winter 2023-24. The average temperature was 36.8 degrees, which is 3.6 degrees above the normal of 33.2 degrees, making the Winter of 2023-24 the 4th warmest on record. The total precipitation was 4.01 inches, which is 1.32 inches above, or 149 percent of, the normal of 2.69 inches. The total snowfall was 13.9 inches, which is 0.1 inches below, or 99 percent of, the normal of 12.5 inches. The period of record for the Winnemucca area began in 1877 and the Climatological normal is from 1991-2020.

 

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