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
538 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTH ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA TONIGHT.
WIDESPREAD MODERATE RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER MOST OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS SATURDAY.
SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS AS THEY MOVE NORTH.
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT
WITH THESE STORMS.

NEZ204-230100-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
438 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1400-7200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1200-2700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

NEZ210-230100-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
538 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1200-2300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

NEZ206-230100-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
538 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-8200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1100-2400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ208-230100-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
438 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 700-2500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ219-230100-
LOESS PLAINS-
538 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-1400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S.

$$

NEZ209-230100-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
538 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-1200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$







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