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
344 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT WEEK WITH
PERIODIC CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION. AT THIS TIME...SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION DOES NOT LOOK LIKELY. WITH THE COLD
TEMPERATURES...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW THROUGH THE NEXT
WEEK.


NEZ204-271215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
244 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1500-3600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4200-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 11.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2500-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
5. HIGHS AROUND 16.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-271215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
344 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
MAX HUMIDITY........76 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2100-3900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4600-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 11.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 10. HIGHS AROUND 20.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-271215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
344 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW-6 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1300-3000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3800-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 10 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
7. HIGHS AROUND 19.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-271215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
244 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 6 BELOW.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 700-2200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3300-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 10 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND 19.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-271215-
LOESS PLAINS-
344 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1600-2500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4400-5300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 12.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-271215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
344 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW-8 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 900-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3100-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 10 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1100-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 8. HIGHS AROUND 20.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

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