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
446 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Areas of rain changing to or mixing with snow over northern Nebraska. Rain continuing
over southern Nebraska. Breezy east to northeast winds with highs in the 30s and 40s.

NEZ204-290030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
346 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain in the morning, then snow
                    and rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1700-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain early in the
                    evening. Chance of snow in the evening, then
                    slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Chance of showers in the late morning
                    and afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 30. Highs
in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ206-290030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
446 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain in the morning, then snow
                    and rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 39.
Min humidity........69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the evening,
                    then slight chance of rain after midnight.
                    Slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of showers late in the
                    morning, then chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ208-290030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
446 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow until late afternoon.
                    Chance of rain in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1400-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and chance of snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ209-290030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
446 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the morning, then snow
                    and rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening.
                    Chance of snow through the night. Slight chance
                    of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1000-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers and snow showers likely. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ210-290030-
Frenchman Basin-
346 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning. Rain
                    likely in the morning, then chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1500-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening. Chance
                    of snow through the night.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Chance of showers late in the morning, then
                    showers likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ219-290030-
Loess Plains-
446 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then chance
                    of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1000-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Showers likely through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1600-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Showers and snow showers likely. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
showers likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$


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