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
432 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

NO FIRE CONCERNS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. A VERY ACTIVE
PATTERN WITH NUMEROUS CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AS AN
UPPER LEVEL CLOSED LOW LIFTS FROM THE FOUR CORNERS REGION ACROSS
THE AREA TO THE DAKOTAS. THEN ANOTHER TROUGH WILL DIG INTO THE
FOUR CORNERS REGION WITH ADDITIONAL DISTURBANCES MOVING ACROSS
THE AREA AHEAD OF THE MAIN TROUGH.

NEZ204-260030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
332 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6500-13100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-11800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6500-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ206-260030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
432 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-11800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-11400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ208-260030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
432 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5200-11200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-11100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ209-260030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
432 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 0
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ210-260030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
332 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-12800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-11800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4100-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-260030-
LOESS PLAINS-
432 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

MASEK



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