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
327 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...

INCREASING LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF FOG
ONCE AGAIN OVERNIGHT FOR AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY
83...OTHERWISE LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY OVER THE EASTERN PANHANDLE AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA...BUT ACCUMULATION AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. THE
THREAT OF LARGE FIRE SPREAD WILL REMAIN LOW OWING TO LIGHT WINDS
AND HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY. THE NEXT SHOT AT WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION COMES MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

NEZ204-201215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
227 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. SNOW LIKELY OR CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S.

$$

NEZ206-201215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
327 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
                    DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY OR SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
AROUND 30.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.

$$

NEZ208-201215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
327 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. WIDESPREAD FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
                    DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. WIDESPREAD FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 OR CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS AROUND 30.

$$

NEZ209-201215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
327 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE EVENING. WIDESPREAD
                    FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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...CLOUDY WITH SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.

$$

NEZ210-201215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
227 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN AREAS
                    OF FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST UP TO 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.

$$

NEZ219-201215-
LOESS PLAINS-
327 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
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.......200-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.

$$



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