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
340 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Cool temperatures will continue over the next 24 to 36 hours.
Mainly dry conditions are expected through Thursday with the
next chance for precipitation ariving on Thursday night.


NEZ204-241230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
240 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy frost late in the night.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8800 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming west around 5 mph
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy frost early in the morning.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph decreasing to around 15 mph
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ206-241230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
340 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy frost late in the night.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-8600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-5400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......500-3600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-7100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

NEZ208-241230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
340 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Patchy frost late in the night.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7800 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4800 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 5
                    to 10 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-3600 ft AGL until 1300, then 3000-6900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

NEZ209-241230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
340 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northwest around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south up
                    to 5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-5500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph shifting to the west 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-4900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph decreasing to around 10 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

NEZ210-241230-
Frenchman Basin-
240 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy frost late in the night.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-7000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

NEZ219-241230-
Loess Plains-
340 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy frost late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4500 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2100-4400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

Buttler



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