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
Issued by National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
239 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...
The winter weather event this weekend could produce between 1/4
and 1/2 inch of liquid water equivalent.

Snow cover and melting snow will promote minimum afternoon humidity
above 30 percent during the next 7 days. No fire weather concerns
are expected.

NEZ204-191215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
240 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph increasing to north around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs
in the lower 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 16. Highs in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ206-191215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
240 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 27.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 42.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in
the lower 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow. Lows around 19. Highs in the mid
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper
30s.

$$

NEZ208-191215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
240 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 26.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 41.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow and rain. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ209-191215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
240 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 26.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 0 to 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow and rain. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in
the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around
16. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper
30s.

$$

NEZ210-191215-
Frenchman Basin-
140 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....21-26.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 27.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......0-100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 45.
Min humidity........54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 0 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the lower 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around
15. Highs in the upper 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper
30s.

$$

NEZ219-191215-
Loess Plains-
240 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......0-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......0-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 26.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......0-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 45.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow and rain. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in
the upper 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs around 40.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around
16. Highs in the upper 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower
40s.

$$



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