Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
344 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL STAY GUSTY THROUGH THIS EVENING AND WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
AS THE DAY PROGRESSES THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH
THROUGH THE DISTRICTS TONIGHT WHICH WILL BRING A COLDER AIRMASS
THROUGH THE PLAINS...WITH HIGHS EXPECTED IN THE 30S AND 40S FOR
THURSDAY. COOLER AND MORE NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH LOW FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.

NEZ204-291230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
244 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1600-4100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS
AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-291230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
344 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ206-291230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
344 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-291230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
244 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.

$$

NEZ219-291230-
LOESS PLAINS-
344 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5
                    TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS AROUND 40. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ209-291230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
344 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

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