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
259 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INTO THE CENTRAL
PLAINS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
WILL BE ON THE NORTHWEST SIDE OF THE SYSTEM. PRECIPITATION BEGINS
LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS SOUTHWEST
NEBRASKA. THE PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD NORTHEAST THROUGH THE
DAY...ALTHOUGH NOT EXPECTED MUCH. PRECIPITATION TYPE WILL BE
GENERALLY SNOW...HOWEVER DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY SOME MIXING
WITH RAIN IS POSSIBLE. COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO EXPECTED.

NEZ204-311215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
159 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-311215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
259 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S.

$$

NEZ206-311215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
259 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 50.

$$

NEZ208-311215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
159 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND
40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 15. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-311215-
LOESS PLAINS-
259 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
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.......1100-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 30 TO 35 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-311215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
259 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S.

$$

MASEK





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