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
435 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Largely dry conditions will prevail through Sunday with only
slight chances/chances for precipitation late tonight and Sunday
across portions of western Nebraska. Cool temperatures will
prevail with highs largely 5 to 10 degrees below seasonal normal
values. Afternoon relative humidity is expected to range from 20
to 35 percent today and tomorrow.

Looking ahead, conditions become more favorable for wetting rains
and active weather Tuesday through Wednesday. While there is
still some uncertainty, the best chances for showers and
thunderstorms appear to be across Loup Rivers Basin, Loess
Plains, and the central Sandhills. There is lower chances for
rainfall elsewhere during this time period.

NEZ204-250045-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
335 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8500 ft AGL until 1300, then 9100-11000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers early
                    in the morning.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the east after
                    midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 7300-11500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ206-250045-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
435 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-9800 ft AGL until 1300, then 9800-11400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers early
                    in the morning.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10400 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-7600 ft AGL until 1300, then 7300-11200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ208-250045-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
435 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-9300 ft AGL until 1300, then 9000-10400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-9400 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8100 ft AGL until 1300, then 8400-11400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ209-250045-
Loup Rivers Basin-
435 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-9800 ft AGL until 1300, then 9200-11700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-9600 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-6900 ft AGL until 1300, then 7200-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ210-250045-
Frenchman Basin-
335 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-7700 ft AGL until 1300, then 6500-10100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-5700 ft AGL until 1300, then 6300-8600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ219-250045-
Loess Plains-
435 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 7700-10800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers early
                    in the morning.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3800-8000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$


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