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
257 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure and resulting dry conditions will continue across
the region through the rest of the week. A weak cold front moves
across the region Wednesday afternoon resulting in an increase in
winds across areas east of US-83. RH values will remain above 20
percent for Wednesday and Thursday. Fire weather concerns are
therefore minimal.

NEZ204-181215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
157 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-1500 ft AGL until 1300, then 1400-3600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.

$$

NEZ206-181215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
257 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........82 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.......100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ208-181215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
257 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
Max humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-181215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
257 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ210-181215-
Frenchman Basin-
157 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the south after
                    midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-1500 ft AGL until 1300, then 1300-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ219-181215-
Loess Plains-
257 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 0 to 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the
mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$


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