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
418 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM THIS WEEKEND AND THE FIREST HALF OF NEXT
WEEK...THOUGH THEY WILL STILL SWING 5 TO 10 DEGREES FROM ONE DAY
TO THE NXT. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT AS A FRONT SETTLES INTO NEBRASKA.


NEZ204-180030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
318 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-11500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ210-180030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
418 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-7800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ206-180030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
418 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-180030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
318 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-180030-
LOESS PLAINS-
418 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ209-180030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
418 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-6100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$







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