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Locally Heavy Rain The Next Few Days; Inclement Weather Returns To Northwest Late In The Week

Locally heavy rainfall is expected the next few days in multiple areas of the Lower 48. Today rain is expected across the East, then on Wednesday in the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley and finally on Thursday across the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, a very inclement weather pattern will take shape late week into the weekend for the Northwest, West Coast and much of the West. Read More >

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An example of a 48 hour meteogram for Elko from 11 PM Friday through 11 PM Sunday. The graph show how higher pressure and cold temperatures were present before this past weekends system moved through. You can see the pressure trend lower and temperature trend warmer through Sunday due to warm air being advected into our area from this disturbance.

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Snow showers will diminish across White Pine county this evening with snow showers pushing even farther south Tuesday and Wednesday mainly south and east of US-6 and US-93. Cold temperatures will remain across the area ranging from the 20s and 30s for highs in Elko county to the upper 30s in lower valleys in Humboldt and northern Nye counties.

Freezing fog is expected to return this evening into tomorrow morning.

Active weather will return Friday as another storm system approaches the region.

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November 2022 was on average, cooler and wetter than normal for Northern and Central Nevada. However, November was drier than normal for Tonopah and Winnemucca, and snowier than normal for Elko. November climate data for select locations below as highlighted in the graphic.

Elko: November 2022 was well below normal with an average temperature of 25.3 degrees, which was 10.6 degrees below normal of 35.9 degrees, making November 2022 the 2nd coldest on record. Elko received 1.84” of rain and 13.7” of snowfall in November, which was above average. The averages for rain and snow in November are 0.88” and 4.1” respectively. November 2022 was the 6th snowiest on record.

Ely: November 2022 was well below normal, with an average temperature of 30.0 degrees, which was 5.1 degrees below the normal of 35.1 degrees. Ely received 1.49” of rain and 4.6” of snowfall in November, which was above average for rainfall and below average for snowfall. The averages for rain and snow in November are 0.63” and 5.9” respectively.

Eureka: November 2022 was well below normal, with an average temperature of 29.7 degrees, which was 5.4 degrees below normal, making November the 2nd Coldest on record. Eureka received 0.71” of rain, which was above average. The average rainfall for October is 0.64”.

Tonopah: November 2022 was well below normal, with an average temperature of 36.6 degrees which was 4.4 degrees below normal, making November 2022 tied for the 6th coldest on record. Tonopah received 0.23” of rain, which was below average. The average rainfall for November is 0.28”.

Winnemucca: November 2022 was well below normal, with an average temperature of 31.6 degrees which was 7.0 degrees below normal, making November 2022 the 6th coldest on record. Winnemucca received 0.51” of rain and 2.3” of snowfall in November, which was below average. The averages for rain and snow in November are 0.76” and 2.6” respectively.

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Meteorological Fall (September through November) 2022 was seasonal and mostly wetter than normal in most of northeast and central Nevada.

Elko Nevada was cooler and wetter than normal for Meteorological Fall 2022, with well above average snowfall. The average temperature in Elko during Meteorological Fall 2022 was 46.7 degrees, which is 1.2 degrees below normal. The total precipitation was 2.70 inches, which is 0.49 inches above, or 122 percent of normal. The total snowfall was 14.0 inches, which is 9.4 inches above, or 304% of the 1991-2020 climatological normal, making Fall 2022 the 6th snowiest on record. The period of record for the Elko area began in 1888.

Ely Nevada was seasonal and wetter than normal for Meteorological Fall 2022. The average temperature in Ely during Meteorological Fall was 46.6 degrees, which is equal to the normal of 46.6 degrees. The total precipitation was 3.52 inches, which is 1.45 inches above, or 170% of the normal value of 2.07 inches. The total snowfall was 9.8 inches, which is 1.7 inches above, or 121 percent of, the 1991-2020 climatological normal. The period of record for the Ely area began in1893. 

Eureka Nevada was slightly warmer and wetter than normal for Meteorological Fall 2022. The average temperature in Eureka during Meteorological Fall was 47.4 degrees, which is 0.4 degrees above the normal. The total precipitation was 2.42 inches, which is 0.60 inches above, or 133 percent of the normal. The period of record for the Eureka airport began in 1997 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. 

Tonopah Nevada was warmer and drier than normal for Meteorological Fall 2022. The average temperature in Tonopah during Meteorological Fall was 53.9 degrees, which is 0.5 degrees above the normal of 53.4 degrees. The total precipitation was 0.75 inches, which is 0.36 inches below, or 68 percent of, the normal of 1.11 inches. The period of record for the Tonopah airport began in 1954 and the climatological normal is from 1991-2020. 

Winnemucca Nevada was slightly cooler and drier than normal for Meteorological Fall 2022. The average temperature in Winnemucca during Meteorological Fall was 49.8 degrees, which is 0.2 degrees below the normal of 50 degrees. The total precipitation was 1.08 inches, which is 0.73 inches below, or 60 percent of the normal of 1.81 inches. The total snowfall was a 2.5 inches, which is 0.6 inches below, or 81 percent of the 1991-2020 climatological normal of 3.1 inches. The period of record for the Winnemucca area began in 1877.

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