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
529 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT/6 PM MDT
   THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

ANOTHER HOT DAY WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE FIRE DISTRICTS TODAY. HIGHS
TODAY WILL REACH THE LOW 90S TO NEAR 100. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL RANGE FROM 25 TO 40 PERCENT. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ALONG A COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...MAINLY EAST OF AN IMPERIAL THROUGH AINSWORTH LINE.

COOLER WEATHER SUNDAY AND BEYOND WILL PROMOTE MINIMUM AFTERNOON
HUMIDITY OF 40 PERCENT OR HIGHER IN MOST AREAS.

NEZ204-240030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
429 AM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 TO 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-9400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-7800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-240030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
529 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-12500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ208-240030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
529 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-12700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-240030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
529 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 98.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-13300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-10100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ210-240030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
429 AM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5800-15000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MAX HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-12400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ219-240030-
LOESS PLAINS-
529 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2100-14000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-11700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$


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