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
440 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES TODAY AND THURSDAY ARE FORECAST TO BE BELOW AVERAGE
MOST AREAS. MUCH WARMER WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT AS A FRONT MOVES INTO
NEBRASKA.


NEZ204-170015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
340 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-9300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-10100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

NEZ210-170015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
440 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8300-12100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ206-170015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
440 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

NEZ208-170015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
340 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ219-170015-
LOESS PLAINS-
440 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8200-12100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-170015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
440 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-2300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3700-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$







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