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
424 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Minimal fire weather concerns today. Warmer and drier conditions
will prevail compared to yesterday. Afternoon minimum humidity
dropping down to 20 to 35 percent across western NEB. Winds
increasing today over western NEB, to 10 to 15 mph, generally out
of the south. Elsewhere, light winds will prevail and winds will
shift from northerly to easterly.

Looking ahead, fire weather conditions will be modulated by
increasing chances for precipitation Sunday and Tuesday through
Thursday. Thus low fire weather concerns going forward.

NEZ204-260030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
324 AM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-5800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers early
                    in the morning.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-4100 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers early in
                    the morning. Chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......600-3300 ft AGL until 1300, then 2800-5000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ206-260030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
424 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-3700 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2300 ft AGL until 1300, then 1800-5200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-260030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
424 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-3300 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph shifting to the northeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2200-5500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph shifting to the northeast in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-260030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
424 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-3300 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph shifting to the northeast
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-2300 ft AGL until 1300, then 2100-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 40.
Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ210-260030-
Frenchman Basin-
324 AM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2900-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3800 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers early in the
                    morning. Chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........48 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......700-2200 ft AGL until 1300, then 1800-5500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.


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

$$

NEZ219-260030-
Loess Plains-
424 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-2500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2500-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4100 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph shifting to the northeast
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-2300 ft AGL until 1300, then 2200-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 40.
Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 60.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$



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