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
327 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COLD FRONT TO PUSH ACROSS THE AREA THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THIS WILL
BRING A CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION AND SLIGHTLY COOLER
TEMPERATURES...ALONG WITH A SWITCH FROM SOUTHERLY TO
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS. THE COOL DOWN WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS A RIDGE
QUICKLY REDEVELOPS. WILL HAVE TO START MONITORING THE END OF THE
WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND AND UNSEASONABLE WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED. AT THIS TIME WINDS DO NOT LOOK TO BE THAT STRONG
AND WHILE FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY BE HIGH...NO CRITICAL
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.


NEZ204-221230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
227 PM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5
                    TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 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.......200-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-221230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
327 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2300-7900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ206-221230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
327 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1800-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

NEZ208-221230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
227 PM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2000-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1800-6000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ219-221230-
LOESS PLAINS-
327 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1600-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1500-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-221230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
327 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2100-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1500-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$







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