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
315 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THROUGH
THE NEXT 4 DAYS. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE 50S AND LOW 60S ON
SATURDAY AS SOUTHWEST WINDS USHER IN WARMER AIR...HOWEVER THE WINDS
WILL NOT BE STRONG AND RH LEVELS SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS.

A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT AND SWEEPS OUT THE WARMER
AIR...BRINGING COOLER WEATHER AND NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 30 MPH
ON SUNDAY.


NEZ204-211215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
215 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ210-211215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
315 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ206-211215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
315 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ208-211215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
215 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 700-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ219-211215-
LOESS PLAINS-
315 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ209-211215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
315 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 800-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$







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