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
315 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING ACROSS
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA...PRIMARILY FIRE ZONES 204...210...AND 219.
RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH A DRY WEST WIND TO CREATE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT. A COLD FRONT WILL
DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA ON WEDNESDAY...SWITCHING THE
WIND TO NORTHWEST AND INCREASING SURFACE SPEEDS TO 20 MPH OR MORE
IN THE AFTERNOON. MINIMUM HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY STAY AT OR ABOVE 30
PERCENT TO ALLEVIATE ANY MAJOR CONCERN. COOLER TEMPERATURES
THURSDAY TO SATURDAY WILL PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS.


NEZ204-281215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
215 PM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1400-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    ISOLATED SPRINKLES EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-281215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
315 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2200-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ206-281215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
315 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-281215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
215 PM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ219-281215-
LOESS PLAINS-
315 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1900-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ209-281215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
315 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 15 TO
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1000-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

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