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
221 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
MOIST CONDITIONS WILL GENERALLY PRODUCE MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY
ABOVE 40 PERCENT AND ALL AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 30
PERCENT DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS.

LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. A
SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER EVENT IS POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY NIGHT. TOTAL RAIN AND SNOW MELT DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS IS
EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1/4 INCH ACROSS THE FRENCHMAN BASIN AND
LOESS PLAINS TO 1 INCH ALONG THE NIOBRARA RIVER VALLEY.

NEZ204-191215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
121 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND FREEZING
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-191215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
221 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-191215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
221 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
AROUND 30.

$$

NEZ209-191215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
221 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN LATE IN
                    THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW...FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-191215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
121 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND FREEZING
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
UP TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY AND CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-191215-
LOESS PLAINS-
221 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$



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