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
319 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Thunderstorms will move off the front range of the Rockies tonight and move across western
Nebraska. Some of these storms will be capable of large hail and heavy rain. Showers will
linger through the day on Saturday.


NEZ204-271230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
219 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Rain showers likely through the night.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-7800 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph becoming north around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning, then isolated thunderstorms and slight
                    chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 3600-8400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8400 ft AGL until 1300, then 8500-9900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NEZ206-271230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
319 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Rain showers likely through the night.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-7500 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning. Isolated thunderstorms through the
                    day. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......900-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2000-6500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-6900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 8200-9600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NEZ208-271230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
319 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Chance of showers through the night.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning. Isolated thunderstorms through the
                    day. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 1900-7400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-7900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8000 ft AGL until 1300, then 7800-9800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

NEZ209-271230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
319 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms late in
                    the evening. Chance of showers in the late
                    evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-6200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through
                    the day. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6800 ft AGL until 1300, then 7700-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NEZ210-271230-
Frenchman Basin-
219 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then
                    showers and thunderstorms likely in the late
                    evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-6100 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph shifting to the northeast
                    after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning. Isolated thunderstorms through the
                    day.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......900-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-5400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 46.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-7600 ft AGL until 1300, then 8800-9400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NEZ219-271230-
Loess Plains-
319 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then
                    showers and thunderstorms likely in the late
                    evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5900 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through
                    the day. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 47.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4000 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-6900 ft AGL until 1300, then 8600-9500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$


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