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
404 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SNOW COVER...LIGHT SNOW AND COLD TEMPERATURES DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS WILL
KEEP FIRE DANGER LOW.

NEZ204-250015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
304 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 8. HIGHS AROUND 17.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 14.

$$

NEZ210-250015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
404 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-250015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
404 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 10 TO 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 6.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS AROUND 18.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS AROUND 15.

$$

NEZ208-250015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
304 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 TO 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
9. HIGHS AROUND 17.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 12.

$$

NEZ219-250015-
LOESS PLAINS-
404 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 0 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ209-250015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
404 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS AROUND 19.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND 15.

$$







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