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
325 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS AND LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 35
PERCENT ARE FORECASTED MONDAY AHEAD OF A STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL
BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO THE AREA TUESDAY. COLDER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED THEN WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.


NEZ204-231215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
225 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-2400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. PATCHY
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-231215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
325 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
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.......100-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1200-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. PATCHY
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ208-231215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
325 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST UP
                    TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 700-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MIN HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. CLOUDY WITH SNOW
LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-231215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
325 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 800-3700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

NEZ210-231215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
225 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1300-4200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3900-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

NEZ219-231215-
LOESS PLAINS-
325 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH 10 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3000-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$



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