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
507 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE QUIET TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
WET CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY ACROSS
MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NE. A GENERAL DRYING AND
WARMING TREND THEN BEGINS SATURDAY AND CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY.

RAIN SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN WESTERN NE MID-LATE
MORNING THEN PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND
NORTH CENTRAL NE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY AS WELL. COOL AND BELOW-
NORMAL TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE FOLLOWED BY NEAR-NORMAL AND
ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, RESPECTIVELY.

WARMER TEMPERATURES, HIGHS IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S, AND DRYING
ON SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES RANGING
FROM 25 TO 40 PERCENT IN AREAS...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 PERCENT IN FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 204. FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS REMAIN LOW WITH WINDS
STAYING LIGHT...LESS THAN 15 MPH SUSTAINED.

NEZ204-270030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
407 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 90.

$$

NEZ206-270030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
507 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-8000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-1000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ208-270030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
507 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-8200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ209-270030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
507 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3700-7300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ210-270030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
407 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-7400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ219-270030-
LOESS PLAINS-
507 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF
                    FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH UP TO 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


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

$$



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