Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Spot Forecast for Niobrara Bluffs, west unit...Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
National Weather Service North Platte NE
610 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CST on February 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National
Weather Service.

Please contact the NWS North Platte office at (308) 532-0921
(or 1-800-603-3562), if you have questions or concerns with
this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

At ignition time, relative humidity is forecast to be 50 percent with
a southwest wind 10 mph with gusts to 15 mph. Unusually mild temperatures
in the lower 70s will occur Tuesday afternoon as west winds increase
to 20 to 30 mph. Minimum relative humidity will fall to 25 percent.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........44 at ignition...Max 73.
RH..................51 percent at ignition...Min 25 percent.
Eye level winds.....West winds 9 to 15 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Winds southwest at 9 mph at
                    ignition...otherwise West winds 9 to 15 mph.
                    Gusts up to 25 mph increasing to 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......100 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 100-1200 ft
                    AGL until 1300, then 2500-3700 ft AGL until
                    1500, then 3400-5000 ft AGL until 1700, then
                    1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 to 16 mph increasing to 21 to 28
                    mph early in the afternoon, then shifting to
                    the west 26 to 35 mph early in the afternoon
                    decreasing to around 15 mph late in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........5 moderate at ignition...max 5.

TIME (CST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........15  12  11  7   5   6   8   9   10  11
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............44  47  53  59  64  69  72  73  73  72
RH..............51  47  41  37  34  30  26  25  25  26
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..7   8   9   10  10  11  12  12  10  7
20 FT wind gust.15  20  20  25  30  30  30  30  25  15
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W
Eye lvl wnd spd.5   6   7   7   8   8   9   9   7   5
Eye lvl wnd gst.15  20  20  25  30  30  30  30  25  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1 0.1 0.5 0.9 1.2 2.5 3.7 5.0 3.4 1.8
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.9   10  13  16  21  28  33  35  26  15
Haines index....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Min 44.
RH..................Max 65 percent.
Eye level winds.....West winds 6 to 7 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 6 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 3 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........11  12  14  15  21  34  40  42  47  49  46  40
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............69  64  60  56  54  52  52  50  49  47  46  45
RH..............28  34  37  43  46  48  48  52  54  58  60  62
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.10              10  10  10  10  10  15  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.10              10  10  10  10  10  15  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Transp wind dir.W   W   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S
Transp wind spd.6   5   6   8   8   7   7   7   7   7   6   3
Haines index....6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Max 63.
RH..................Min 26 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds 7 to 15 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 7 to 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......100-1200 ft AGL until 1100. 6500 ft AGL after
                    1700.
Transport winds.....Southwest 1 to 6 mph increasing to west 38 to
                    45 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 6 low to high.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........37  37  36  36  31  22  17  17  17  17  20  25
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............44  44  45  48  52  57  60  63  63  62  61  59
RH..............65  65  62  56  46  37  32  27  26  26  28  32
20 FT wind dir..W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..6   6   7   8   10  11  12  12  12  11  10  8
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  20  25  25  30  30  30  25  25  20
Eye lvl wnd dir.W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   5   5   6   7   8   9   9   9   8   7   6
Eye lvl wnd gst.15  15  15  20  25  25  30  30  30  25  25  20
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.2 2.3 3.4 4.4 5.3 6.2 6.3 6.5
Transp wind dir.SE  S   SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.2   1   2   6   16  28  38  43  45  45  44  40
Haines index....6   6   6   6   6   6   4   4   4   4   4   4

$$
Forecaster...Roberg
Requested by...Kelly Corman
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702444.0/LBF
.EMAIL Kelly.corman@nebraska.gov



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