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
335 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Rain remains in the forecast as a slow moving front moves across
southwest and north central Nebraska tonight. The front will be
the focus for thunderstorm development until midnight where some
storms will have the potential to reach severe limits.

NEZ204-221215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
235 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 6200-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7300 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......400-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-10700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ206-221215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
335 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-7200 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-2200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-5000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5600-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-7500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ208-221215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
335 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 5300-7700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-5000 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

NEZ209-221215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
335 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-7600 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-6800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 55.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-5600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

NEZ210-221215-
Frenchman Basin-
235 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-9900 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-3300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 83.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-5200 ft AGL until 1300, then 6200-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6700 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......400-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-6800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ219-221215-
Loess Plains-
335 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10100 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-2500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 82.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 5300-7600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 55.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 84.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-5800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$


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