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
456 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Light rain will gradually end from west to east today across
western and north central Nebraska. After cool and wet conditions
today, drier weather is expected Thursday into the first half of
Friday. Another round of rain showers are expected late on Friday
as a second upper level system tracks across the central and
southern plains.


NEZ204-300015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
356 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow early in
                    the morning, then slight chance of rain in the
                    late morning and early afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1700-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-6200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3100 ft AGL until 1300, then 2800-5500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and chance of snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ206-300015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
456 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning,
                    then slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......900-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 2900-5600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    evening. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-2100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-3600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-300015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
456 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain early in the
                    morning, then slight chance of rain in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......600-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-2600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph decreasing to around 10
                    mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......900-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-300015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
456 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely early in the morning, then
                    chance of rain in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1200-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until early
                    morning. Slight chance of snow after midnight.
                    Slight chance of rain early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow early in
                    the morning. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1700-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40. Highs
in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ210-300015-
Frenchman Basin-
356 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until late afternoon,
                    then slight chance of rain late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 48.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......2500-3900 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain in the evening.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-4800 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-2700 ft AGL until 1300, then 2800-5200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain with snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and slight chance of snow.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ219-300015-
Loess Plains-
456 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then chance
                    of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 47.
Min humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1900-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph increasing to north
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until early
                    morning, then slight chance of rain and snow
                    early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1400-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around
50. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and chance of snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s.

$$


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