Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
256 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy conditions are expected over the next couple of days with
southerly winds of 10 to 20 MPH during the afternoon hours. There
is a threat for thunderstorms Thursday and Friday with the best
coverage threat being Thursday night. Temperatures will be
seasonal with highs in the 80s and lows in the 50s.


NEZ204-241215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
156 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-10000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-6200 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-12000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the southeast
                    in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-9300 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-1900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......900-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 1800-6100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

NEZ206-241215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
256 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 1800-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-5700 ft AGL until 0100, then 900-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1000-3800 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-7200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

NEZ208-241215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
256 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3000-11100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    through the night.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-6800 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......500-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2500-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

NEZ209-241215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
256 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-5400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....Around 62.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-3600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-8200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

NEZ210-241215-
Frenchman Basin-
156 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4400-12500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the evening, then slight chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-9000 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-2100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......700-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 1500-9100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

NEZ219-241215-
Loess Plains-
256 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 1400-9400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....Around 62.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-7500 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph decreasing to around 15
                    mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 86.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s.

$$



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