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
203 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
MOIST AIR WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY WILL PROMOTE AFTERNOON
HUMIDITY BETWEEN 40 AND 60 PERCENT IN MOST AREAS. POCKETS OF DRY
SNOW-FREE GROUND AND MILD TEMPERATURES COULD PRODUCE HUMIDITY
BETWEEN 30 AND 40 PERCENT.

A SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER EVENT NEXT TUESDAY COULD PRODUCE
OVER 1/4 INCH OF SNOW WATER IN MANY AREAS. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED ALONG AND EAST OF THE HIGHWAY 83 FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY.

NEZ204-181230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
103 PM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-181230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
203 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ208-181230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
203 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ209-181230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
203 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-181230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
103 PM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-181230-
LOESS PLAINS-
203 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$



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