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
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMING AFTER THE WEEKEND. IN FACT...A MAJOR
CHANGE IN DAYTIME TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED TOWARD THE END OF
NEXT WEEK AS THEY REACH THE WARMEST SEEN SO FAR SINCE JANUARY 1.

NEZ204-131215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
230 PM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH 15 TO 20
                    MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

NEZ206-131215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. PATCHY FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 500-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ208-131215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY 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........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 700-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-131215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-131215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
230 PM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AND PATCHY
                    FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AND PATCHY
                    FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

NEZ219-131215-
LOESS PLAINS-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE
                    IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$



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