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
435 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS. FIRE
DANGER COULD BECOME HIGH AT TIMES ACROSS THE EASTERN
PANHANDLE AND AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 83.

NEZ204-240030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
335 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6900-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6200-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ210-240030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
435 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6200-10200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7600-10100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ206-240030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
435 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-8500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ208-240030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
335 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-8500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$

NEZ219-240030-
LOESS PLAINS-
435 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-9500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ209-240030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
435 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
                    FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-7500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


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

$$







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