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
321 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.DISCUSSION...

ARCTIC AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION TONIGHT WITH WIND CHILLS DROPPING
TO NEAR 20 BELOW TONIGHT. OTHERWISE, DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUE
THROUGH FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES REMAIN CHILLY THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK. THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS NORTHERN NEBRASKA ON FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY BRINGING ANOTHER CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE REGION.

NEZ204-081215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
221 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4 BELOW-9 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 8.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-081215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
321 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4 BELOW TO 1 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
9. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ208-081215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
321 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 13. HIGHS AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 6.
HIGHS AROUND 19.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND 18.

$$

NEZ209-081215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
321 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ210-081215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
221 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5 BELOW-ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2-7.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS
AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ219-081215-
LOESS PLAINS-
321 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 3 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 0 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS
IN THE MID 20S.

$$



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