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
431 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

WIDESPREAD SNOW COVER AND TEMPERATURES BELOW SEASONAL AVERAGES
WILL KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 50 PERCENT THROUGH THE WEEK. AS
A RESULT...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED.


NEZ204-290030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
331 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 600-3500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....6-11.
MIN HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
8 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 3. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 14 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 16. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE MID
20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
6. HIGHS AROUND 19.

$$

NEZ210-290030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
431 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 10 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MIN HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 4 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 6. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND
14. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 8.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ206-290030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
431 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
8 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 4. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 17. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
8. HIGHS AROUND 19.

$$

NEZ208-290030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
331 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND EARLY MORNING. SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
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.......1200-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MIN HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 3.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 9 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 18. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND 15.

$$

NEZ219-290030-
LOESS PLAINS-
431 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
5 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 6. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND
14. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ209-290030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
431 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-11.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
7 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 3. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 7 BELOW.
HIGHS AROUND 15. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS
IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS AROUND 18.

$$







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