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
333 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...

ANOTHER COUPLE DAYS OF WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES BEFORE A
STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE DISTRICTS TO COOL THINGS OFF ON
MONDAY. ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR BOTH
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS WINDS GUST UP TO 25 MPH...HIGHS RISE TO THE
UPPER 70S/LOW 80S AND DRY AIR AT THE SURFACE DROPS RELATIVE
HUMIDITY TO 20-30 PERCENT. FOR SATURDAY...FIRE ZONES 204 AND 210
WILL SEE HIGHEST FIRE DANGER WHILE SUNDAY WILL BE MOST OF WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL FOLLOW
THE COLD FRONT ON MONDAY...BUT ADVANCING COOLER AIR WILL MINIMIZE
ANY FIRE THREATS. THEN FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK...NEARER TO
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED WITH ANOTHER POTENTIAL WARM-UP
FOR THE NEXT WEEKEND.

NEZ204-251230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
233 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1000-3600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 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.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MUCH COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S.

$$

NEZ210-251230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
333 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1200-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MUCH COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.

$$

NEZ206-251230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
333 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 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.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-7300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MUCH COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S.

$$

NEZ208-251230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
233 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1400-7200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MUCH COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

NEZ219-251230-
LOESS PLAINS-
333 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MUCH COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S.

$$

NEZ209-251230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
333 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 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.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 900-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
50. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

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