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
305 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns remain low at this time for the next
several days. A cold front will push through the area Friday.
Behind the front cooler temperatures will filter in, winds will be
strong out of the northwest around 20 to 30 mph, however minimum
relative humidity values will be around mid 20% to 30% across
southwest Nebraska keeping critical fire danger low. Minimum
relative humidity values will reach the upper teens to low 20%
range on Sunday and Monday but winds will remain light. Highs will
be in the 60s and 70s Friday, Sunday and Monday.


NEZ204-241230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
205 PM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-2700 ft AGL until 1200, then 1800-5000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL until 1200, then 1200-5700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to west
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Much cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

NEZ206-241230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
305 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-2200 ft AGL until 1200, then 1400-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-2100 ft AGL until 1200, then 1200-4400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

NEZ208-241230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
305 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-2000 ft AGL until 1200, then 1500-4200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

NEZ209-241230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
305 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

NEZ210-241230-
Frenchman Basin-
205 PM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north
                    15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-5000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 30.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2200 ft AGL until 1200, then 1300-4700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s.

$$

NEZ219-241230-
Loess Plains-
305 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 68.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph increasing to north 15 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 50.

$$



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