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
337 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A cool front will move across western Nebraksa this afternoon with strong
thunderstorms possible. This front will help to dry the atmosphere out.
Cooler temperatures expected tonight.

NEZ204-220015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
237 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-5600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-12400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-7400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 5500-8000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ206-220015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
337 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms in the late
                    morning and early afternoon. Chance of
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................2 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-6700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-13000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms early in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5100 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-8000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ208-220015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
337 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms early in the afternoon,
                    then slight chance of thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-3100 ft AGL until 1300, then 2600-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms early in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 5000-7700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ209-220015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
337 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-12100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-7300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ210-220015-
Frenchman Basin-
237 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 90.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-6200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-12400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms early in
                    the evening, then slight chance of
                    thunderstorms late in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4800 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 84.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 5700-8000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ219-220015-
Loess Plains-
337 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-6700 ft AGL until 1300, then 6400-10700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to north
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 83.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 5600-8100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$



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