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
454 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. INSTABILITY SHOULD BE ENOUGH FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...WITH RAIN
SHOWERS EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT. A DRY REST OF THE WEEK IS
EXPECTED WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES. BY THE WEEKEND THE NEXT STORM
SYSTEM ARRIVES WITH THE NEXT CHANCE PRECIPITATION.

NEZ204-030100-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
354 AM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7000-11400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-9900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6000-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ206-030100-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
454 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6800-11200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-9700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5900-7400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ208-030100-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
454 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7200-11200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-9100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5800-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
70. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-030100-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
454 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6400-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST UP
                    TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-10100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5900-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
70. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

NEZ210-030100-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
354 AM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6500-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-1000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5900-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-030100-
LOESS PLAINS-
454 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6500-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-9200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5800-7300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

MASEK


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