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
309 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ALBERTA CLIPPER TONIGHT BRINGS SOME SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS...HOWEVER MOST WILL BE LIGHT. LINGER SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS
WESTERN NEBRASKA TOMORROW MORNING...THEN ENDING IN THE AFTERNOON.
MORE OF A CONCERN TO FIRES WILL BE GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...AT
TIMES TO 30 TO 35 MPH LATE TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING.
TOMORROW WILL BE COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE 30S AND 40S. WILL HAVE TO
START WATCHING FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS A BRIEF BUT INTENSE WARM
UP IS FORECAST. HIGHS INTO THE 50S AND 60S...AND DRY WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BELOW 30 PERCENT.

NEZ204-261230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
209 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-261230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
309 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3800-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 100-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S.

$$

NEZ206-261230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
309 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                    TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 600-3800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING NORTH 5
                    TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ208-261230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
209 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW
                    SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                    TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 600-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
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.......1000-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

NEZ219-261230-
LOESS PLAINS-
309 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3500-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-261230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
309 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND
                    SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 600-3700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S.

$$

MASEK




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