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
433 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Highs today will warm into the 70s as a weak cold front moves across
western Nebraska. There will be a chance for thunderstorms late this
afternoon and evening mainly across fire zones 204, 206, 210 and 219.
Minimum RH will range from 35 to 50 percent. Winds behind the front
will be fairly light from the north up to 10 mph.

NEZ204-260030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
333 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2600-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-5300 ft AGL until 1300, then 5000-8200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the southwest
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ206-260030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
433 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-5700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until early morning.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4200 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5300-7800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ208-260030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
433 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest
                    5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......600-4800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph becoming northwest
                    around 10 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5500-8000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in
the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ209-260030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
433 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-4900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph decreasing to around 10 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until early morning.
Min temperature.....Around 51.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-5200 ft AGL until 1300, then 5900-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ210-260030-
Frenchman Basin-
333 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the night.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 900-1800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1000-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-6700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the southeast
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms
likely. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NEZ219-260030-
Loess Plains-
433 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2600-3500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph becoming northeast around 5
                    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.....Around 51.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-3700 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-6700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph becoming southeast around 0
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$


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