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
408 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A disturbance will bring a chance for showers and thunderstorms to the fire
districts mainly this afternoon and early evening. Rainfall amounts will
mostly range from a trace up to a tenth of an inch where showers do occur.
Minimum RH this afternoon from 40 to 50 percent most areas.

NEZ204-230015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
308 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-9400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-11600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-6400 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-2300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......700-8900 ft AGL until 1300, then 7600-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 70.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

NEZ206-230015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
408 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the morning. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-9900 ft AGL until 1300, then 7000-11600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then slight
                    chance of thunderstorms late in the evening.
                    Slight chance of showers in the late evening
                    and early morning.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-8000 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-3400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph becoming northwest around
                    15 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers through
                    the day.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1000-8400 ft AGL until 1300, then 6000-9600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ208-230015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
408 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers in the late morning and
                    afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
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 5400-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-5700 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-3100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......900-8000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-8500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ209-230015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
408 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-9700 ft AGL until 1300, then 6600-11200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-7400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-2900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1300-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ210-230015-
Frenchman Basin-
308 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-9600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-11900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph decreasing to around 10
                    mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers through
                    the day.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-9100 ft AGL until 1300, then 8800-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around
70. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ219-230015-
Loess Plains-
408 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-9200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-12300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers through
                    the day.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-8100 ft AGL until 1300, then 8400-10100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph increasing to north
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 70.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$



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