Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
327 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH WEDNESDAY ARE LOW FOR WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. A SERIES OF WEAK FRONTS WILL BRING THE
CHANCE OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION WHILE KEEPING RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
CRITICAL VALUES. THE WIND WILL GENERALLY STAY OUT OF THE WEST
UNDER 15 MPH...BUT A SHIFT TO SOUTH IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. WARMER AND DRIER AIR WORK INTO THE REGION ON
THURSDAY...WITH MIN RH VALUES APPROACHING 25 PERCENT FOR ZONES 204
AND 210.

NEZ204-151215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
227 PM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1100-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ206-151215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
327 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 700-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1900-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ208-151215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
327 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES
                    AND FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1200-6100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ209-151215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
327 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ210-151215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
227 PM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLURRIES LATE IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS AROUND 50.

$$

NEZ219-151215-
LOESS PLAINS-
327 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

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