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
440 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Little or no rain or snow is expected during the next 7 days.

Opportunities for range fire development are apparent Friday and
Saturday along and south of Interstate 80 where humidity falls
below 30 percent. Wind speeds will be monitored in later
forecasts. The predictability at this time is low. Otherwise
humidity is expected to remain above 30 percent and in most
areas...above 40 percent.

NEZ204-270015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
340 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-1200 ft AGL until 1200, then 700-4000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....9-14.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 19.
Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
mid 50s.

$$

NEZ206-270015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
440 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....33-38.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........54 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-270015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
440 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....13-18.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper
30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$

NEZ209-270015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
440 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....14-19.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Slight chance of snow. Lows
in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SATURDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

NEZ210-270015-
Frenchman Basin-
340 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-900 ft AGL until 1200, then 1000-3500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....15-20.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ219-270015-
Loess Plains-
440 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....15-20.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1300 ft AGL until 1200, then 500-4800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$



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