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
426 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. WITH WET AND COOL
CONDITIONS FORECAST...FIRE DANGER WILL BE LOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


NEZ204-231030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
326 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ210-231030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
426 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1700-6000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ206-231030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
426 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS AND DRIZZLE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1600-3800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ208-231030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
326 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ219-231030-
LOESS PLAINS-
426 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1600-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-231030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
426 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

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