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
512 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...

THE WARM UP CONTINUES AS THE RIDGE ACROSS THE ROCKIES EXPANDS
ONTO THE PLAINS. AS TEMPERATURES INCREASE...THE DAILY MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALL. THE WARMEST DAYS ARE THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY HOWEVER THE LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES APPROACH 20
PERCENT...THUS FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE LOW. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE FORECAST LATE FRIDAY AND CONTINUE TO
BE POSSIBLE INTO NEXT WEEK.

NEZ204-050030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
412 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7100-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9000-11800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ206-050030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
512 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5500-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7400-11100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ208-050030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
512 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6300-11500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ209-050030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
512 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5700-8200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ210-050030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
412 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7000-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7700-10600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-050030-
LOESS PLAINS-
512 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6000-7900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6400-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$



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