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
338 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Minimal fire weather concerns over the next couple days as rain
and snow chances return Friday and Saturday. Minimum RH values
will remain well above 50 percent through Saturday. Dry weather
returns on Sunday, however, afternoon RH values will still remain
above 35 percent.

NEZ204-311230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    midnight. Patchy fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-3700 ft AGL until 0100, then 900-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Chance
                    of snow early in the morning. Chance of rain
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......900-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until early morning.
                    Chance of snow in the late evening and
                    overnight. Rain likely early in the morning.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely early in the
                    morning. Chance of snow in the morning. Chance
                    of rain in the late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1000-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Rain with snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows around
30. Highs around 50.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

NEZ206-311230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
338 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Slight
                    chance of snow early in the morning. Slight
                    chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
                    Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow early in the morning.
                    Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1000-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-311230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
338 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1900-4900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the
                    night. Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of snow early in the
                    morning. Slight chance of rain in the morning,
                    then chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 51.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......500-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ209-311230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
338 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1800-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after midnight.
                    Chance of snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow early in the morning.
                    Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......700-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs
in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s.

$$

NEZ210-311230-
Frenchman Basin-
238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
                    Slight chance of rain late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-3500 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Slight
                    chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 47.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1200-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening. Chance
                    of snow late in the evening, then rain and snow
                    likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the morning, then rain
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 44.
Min humidity........69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ219-311230-
Loess Plains-
338 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......East around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the evening,
                    then rain likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then rain likely
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 45.
Min humidity........69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1600-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 50s.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.

$$



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