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
151 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Unsettled weather during the next 7 days is expected to produce
liquid water equivalents of 1/4 to 1/2 of an inch along and north
of a line from O`Neill to Mullen and Crescent Lake with amounts
increasing toward Gordon. Lighter amounts are expected south of
these areas.

Cold weather Monday through Sunday will maintain minimum
afternoon humid above 35 percent across all of Western and North
Central Nebraska.

NEZ204-191215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
1251 PM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain
                    in the evening. Chance of snow through the
                    night. Chance of freezing rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....6-11.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of freezing rain in the morning.
                    Chance of snow until late afternoon, then snow
                    likely and slight chance of freezing rain late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....11-16.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2000-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and slight chance of freezing rain
                    in the evening, then snow likely after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....5 below-zero.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....8-13.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1900-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 9 below.
Highs in the mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 6. Highs in the lower 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 13. Highs in
the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 16. Highs
in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 17. Highs in
the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ206-191215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
151 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain
                    in the evening. Slight chance of snow late in
                    the evening, then chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....8-13.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow through the day. Slight
                    chance of freezing rain late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....12-17.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1900-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain in the
                    evening. Snow likely through the night.
Min temperature.....2 below to 3 above zero.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....9-14.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2300-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 7 below.
Highs in the mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 8.
Highs in the lower 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 15. Highs in
the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 18.
Highs in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ208-191215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
151 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain
                    early in the evening. Chance of snow in the
                    late evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....7-12.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning, then
                    chance of snow in the late morning and early
                    afternoon. Snow likely late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....11-16.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph decreasing to around 10
                    mph in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely in the evening, then snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....2 below to 3 above zero.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning.
Max temperature.....7-12.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2100-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9 below. Highs in the
lower 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 7.
Highs around 30. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 14. Highs in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 16.
Highs in the mid 30s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows around 17.
Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ209-191215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
151 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain
                    after midnight. Slight chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....13-18.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow until late
                    afternoon, then chance of snow late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....16-21.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1800-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Min temperature.....2-7.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....11-16.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2300-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 5 below. Highs in the
lower 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 8.
Highs in the lower 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 16. Highs in
the mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 19. Highs
in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows around 19.
Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ210-191215-
Frenchman Basin-
1251 PM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain
                    and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 17.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of freezing rain and
                    slight chance of snow early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of freezing rain late in the
                    morning. Chance of snow late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....19-24.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2300-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain
                    early in the evening. Chance of snow through
                    the night.
Min temperature.....1-6.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2300-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....13-18.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2500-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 1 below. Highs in the mid
20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 17. Highs in
the upper 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 20. Highs
in the lower 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

NEZ219-191215-
Loess Plains-
151 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of freezing rain late in the
                    night.
Min temperature.....16-21.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow late in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....19-24.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2200-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Min temperature.....Around 7 above.
Max humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2200-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
                    Slight chance of snow in the morning.
Max temperature.....14-19.
Min humidity........49 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2500-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows near zero. Highs in the mid 20s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 19. Highs in
the upper 30s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$


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