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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
407 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Minimal fire weather concerns are expected over the next 24 hours.
Temperatures will remain below normal through Monday, and eastern
portions of the forecast area will be snowcovered.


NEZ204-011215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
307 PM MDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6200 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northwest around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-8300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph increasing to around 35
                    mph in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8700 ft AGL until 1300, then 9100-11600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance
of snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

NEZ206-011215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
407 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers early in the
                    evening. Chance of snow showers and slight
                    chance of showers late in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-5400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph becoming northwest around
                    15 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph increasing to around 35
                    mph in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-9200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph decreasing to around 10
                    mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8800 ft AGL until 1300, then 8900-11400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

NEZ208-011215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
407 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    evening. Snow showers late in the evening, then
                    chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-5400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-9700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph becoming west around 10
                    mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 7900-9700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

NEZ209-011215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
407 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers early in the
                    evening, then chance of snow showers late in
                    the evening. Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-7300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7000 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7300-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

NEZ210-011215-
Frenchman Basin-
307 PM MDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers early in the evening.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-6400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northwest around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-6500 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph increasing to around 35
                    mph in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-8500 ft AGL until 1300, then 9000-11100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 60. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ219-011215-
Loess Plains-
407 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Snow
                    showers likely early in the evening, then
                    chance of snow showers late in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph becoming northwest around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-7500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-5000 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-11000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s.

$$


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