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
456 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A COOL FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA TODAY AND
WILL LEAD TO ONE MORE HOT DAY ACROSS FAR SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA.
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80...HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 80S TO
LOWER 90S. THERE IS A SMALL THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING ACROSS FAR SOUTHWESTERN AND FAR
NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA. COVERAGE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO BE VERY LIMITED. HIGHS WEDNESDAY WILL
BE COOLER...RANGING FROM THE MID 80S IN THE EAST TO LOWER 90S IN
THE WEST.


NEZ204-230015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
356 AM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-1700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ210-230015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
456 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 97.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-10900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ206-230015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
456 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4100-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-1400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ208-230015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
356 AM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3600-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4100-5300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ219-230015-
LOESS PLAINS-
456 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 96.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ209-230015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
456 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3600-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

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