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
424 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.DISCUSSION...

BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES BEHIND AND ARCTIC FRONT ARE FORECAST
INTO LATE WEEK. THE COLD TEMPERATURES WILL PROMOTE HUMIDITY VALUES
OF 30 PERCENT OR GREATER THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. SNOW IS
POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA TONIGHT AND INTO
WEDNESDAY...BUT OTHERWISE THE FORECAST IS LARGELY DRY. WINDS WILL
BE BREEZY AND OUT OF THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY...BUT WEAKEN ON
THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES IN.


NEZ204-070015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
324 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 16.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS AROUND
30. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-070015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 16.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-070015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS AROUND 14.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-070015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS AROUND 16.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ210-070015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
324 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE EVENING. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 19.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-070015-
LOESS PLAINS-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 20.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$


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