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
256 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A WARMING TREND IS FORECAST INTO NEXT WEEK...WITH HIGHS RETURNING
BACK INTO THE MID 80S FOR TUESDAY. HOWEVER...AN AMPLE SUPPLY OF
GULF MOISTURE IS FORECAST TO RETURN ACROSS WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA.
NEAR DAILY CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST. WHERE STORMS
FORM...HEAVY RAINFALL IS ANTICIPATED. GIVEN FULL GREEN-UP
CONDITIONS...THE THREAT OF LARGE FIRE GROWTH IS LOW AT THIS TIME.

NEZ204-311215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
156 PM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 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.......1300-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1000-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ210-311215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
256 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-2500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1300-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ206-311215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
256 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1300-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-311215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
156 PM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-311215-
LOESS PLAINS-
256 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-311215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
256 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

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