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
435 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Rainshowers and possibly a clap of thunder will develop over southwest Nebraska
through the afternoon and spread north across the Sandhills tonight.

NEZ204-280030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
335 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers
                    early in the morning. Slight chance of showers
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-7000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely through the night.
                    Snow showers likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-6300 ft AGL until 0100, then 1800-2600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers likely in the morning.
                    Rain showers likely through the day.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-2500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2200-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ206-280030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
435 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    late morning and early afternoon. Chance of
                    showers late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 52.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-3400 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers early in the evening,
                    then rain showers likely in the late evening
                    and overnight. Snow showers likely early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-5700 ft AGL until 0100, then 1700-2600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers likely early in the
                    morning. Rain showers likely through the day.
                    Snow showers late in the morning.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1500-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 60.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-280030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
435 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 52.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 3800-6500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers early
                    in the evening, then chance of showers in the
                    late evening and overnight. Chance of snow
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-6600 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-2700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........48 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1000-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-5000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows around 30. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-280030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
435 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    late morning and early afternoon. Chance of
                    showers late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-5800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers early in the
                    evening, then rain showers likely in the late
                    evening and overnight. Chance of snow showers
                    early in the morning.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers with snow showers likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1000-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
40s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and snow showers likely. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

NEZ210-280030-
Frenchman Basin-
335 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning, then showers likely and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2900-5200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely early in the
                    morning. Showers likely in the morning, then
                    chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

NEZ219-280030-
Loess Plains-
435 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning. Chance of showers early in the
                    afternoon, then showers likely and isolated
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......600-3400 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-6000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph decreasing to around 15 mph
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning,
                    then chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and snow showers likely. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$



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