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
422 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

SEASONAL TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL GIVE WAY TO COOLER TEMPERATURES
ON THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL TRACK ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT...BRINGING AN INCREASED CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. AT THIS TIME...THE GREATEST THREAT FOR
STORMS IS OVER SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA AND THE SOUTHERN SAND HILLS.
COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE INTO THE END OF THE WEEK AS A
SECOND...STRONGER COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION ON THURSDAY
NIGHT. HIGHS FRIDAY WILL BE IN THE 50S.


NEZ204-020030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
322 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-8000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FROST. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ210-020030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
422 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-10500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.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.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-7500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FROST. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ206-020030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
422 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5700-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-2800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FROST. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ208-020030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
322 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-7400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-2800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-7900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FROST. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-020030-
LOESS PLAINS-
422 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5900-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1000-2500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FROST. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-020030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
422 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5500-9500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FROST. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

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