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
427 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COOLER TODAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 80S TO LOWER 90S...WARMEST IN THE
SOUTHWEST PART OF NEBRASKA. THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE FOR ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. MORE OF A CONCERN WILL BE TOMORROW AS WESTERN
NEBRASKA WARMS BACK TO AROUND 100 DEGREES. DRY LINE WILL MOVE
THROUGH PARTS OF WESTERN NEBRASKA...WITH AREAS TO THE WEST OF THE
DRY LINE TO SEE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 15 TO 20
PERCENT. LATER IN THE DAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE...WHICH WILL BE HIGH BASED AND COULD PRODUCE LITTLE
RAINFALL...MAINLY FOR WESTERN NEBRASKA. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING
COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND.

NEZ204-240015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
327 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-8100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-17300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ210-240015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
427 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3700-7400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8100-18500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-240015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
427 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-16900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ208-240015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
327 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-1000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2300-14400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ219-240015-
LOESS PLAINS-
427 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 98.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-8000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7000-16600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-240015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
427 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2300-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-8200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

MASEK





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