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
350 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT SNOW TODAY IS THE ONLY RAIN OR SNOW EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT
7 DAYS. COLD AIR WILL KEEP FIRE DANGER LOW THROUGH THURSDAY.
THEREAFTER...A WARMING TREND DEVELOPS WHICH COULD PRESENT
OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH OR CRITICAL FIRE DANGER.

NEZ204-040015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
250 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4900-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

NEZ210-040015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
350 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3600-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S.

$$

NEZ206-040015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
350 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5700-6900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

NEZ208-040015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
250 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5500-6900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

NEZ219-040015-
LOESS PLAINS-
350 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3400-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5900-7200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S.

$$

NEZ209-040015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
350 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5900-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS
AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$







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