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
352 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT...WITH CLEARING
SKIES AND DRY CONDITIONS ANTICIPATED THROUGH SUNDAY. THEREAFTER A
ARCTIC FRONT WILL BRING LIGHT SNOW TO MUCH OF THE REGION WITH A
RE-ENFORCING SHOT OF BITTERLY COLD AIR. TEMPERATURES OVER THE NEXT
7 DAYS WILL REMAIN WELL BELOW NORMAL...YIELDING HIGH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY. FIRE CONCERNS WILL REMAIN MINIMAL.

NEZ204-271215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
252 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 300-3200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MUCH COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 4.
HIGHS AROUND 6. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
7 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 4. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 17. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ210-271215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
352 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 8 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-2900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS AROUND 11. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
4 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 7. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND
16. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS
AROUND 30.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-271215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
352 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 5.
HIGHS AROUND 8. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
6 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 6. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 7 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 18. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS
AROUND 30.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ208-271215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
252 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 2.
HIGHS AROUND 6. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 5.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 19. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ219-271215-
LOESS PLAINS-
352 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
                    LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-3100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 6 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS AROUND 12. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
3 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 7. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 16.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ209-271215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
352 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN
                    SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7.
HIGHS AROUND 9. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 6.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 18. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$








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