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
353 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER HIGH FIRE DANGER DAY EXPECTED ON SUNDAY ACROSS WESTERN
NEBRASKA. TEMPERATURES SOAR INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S WITH DRY
CONDITIONS RESULTING IN MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AT OR
BELOW 20 PERCENT. ACROSS THE EASTERN ZONES BETTER MOISTURE WILL
KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AT OR ABOVE 30 PERCENT. A COLD
FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES TO START THE
WORK WEEK.

NEZ204-301215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
253 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-9100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-11800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-9700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ206-301215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
353 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ208-301215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
353 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-9700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5800-10300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ209-301215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
353 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ210-301215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
253 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6700-11000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHEAST 10 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6400-12200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ219-301215-
LOESS PLAINS-
353 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

MASEK



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